How to grow remontant raspberries on your site

How to grow remontant raspberries on your site

On most garden plots, remontant raspberries are now occupied by one of the places of honor. The main reason for this is its ease of growing and care. The repaired variety is considered an autumn one, since it bears harvest until late autumn until the onset of frost. The article details the techniques of proper care, methods of reproduction of remontant raspberries.

Common raspberry varieties yield about twice a year. The repair variety will provide seven fresh berries throughout the summer season until late autumn.

Gardeners include the main indisputable advantages of remontant raspberries:

  • The first harvest can be obtained already in the year of planting.
  • Minimum care requirements.
  • High productivity.
  • Resistance to damage by pests and fungal diseases.

How to choose the right type of remontant raspberry?

The choice of the optimal type of remontant raspberry is carried out based on the climatic characteristics of each specific territory. An incorrectly selected variety will lead to fruit failure and poor bush growth. Most summer residents resort to planting several varieties of remontant raspberries at once in order to enjoy sweet berries all season round. The most popular among gardeners are the following varieties of autumn raspberries.

  • Atlant - mainly used for cultivation for industrial purposes and for sale. Differs in high productivity, large berries that are well transported and stored, a straight bush.
  • Brilliant - is distinguished by high fruiting, attractive appearance of berries that can be grown for sale. Bushes can serve as a decorative component of a summer cottage. Doesn't require much care. The main care for this type of raspberry is carried out after it has borne fruit. Before wintering, the entire above-ground part of the bush is completely removed. This type of remontant raspberry is not suitable for cultivation throughout the entire territory of Russia. It can be successfully grown in the climatic zones of the Central Black Earth Region, Center, North Caucasus region.
  • Indian summer - characterized by high characteristics of the fruit, both in taste and in appearance. Most of the crop is formed on young shoots that have grown this season. The variety was bred by domestic breeders. Just like the diamond variety, Indian summer is best grown in the Central, Central Black Earth and North Caucasus regions.
  • Indian Summer 2 - is distinguished by high yield rates and excellent taste characteristics. Indian Summer 2 early begins to bear the first berries, bears fruit abundantly until late autumn. This variety is highly resistant to both pests and fungal diseases. The variety can be used for commercial breeding. Subject to all growing conditions, as well as optimal climatic conditions, about 2.5 kg of harvest can be obtained from one Indian summer bush.
  • Hercules - differs in the large size of the berries. There is no need to attach a bush to the support. The variety is resistant to diseases and pests, allows you to grow berries on an industrial scale.
  • Yellow giant - is the largest remontant raspberry among all species with yellow berries. The raspberry variety differs from others in its very large juicy berries. But such fruits are poorly subject to transportation, therefore, it is necessary to process and eat them on the spot.

The above lists only the most popular varieties of remontant raspberries. There are a large number of its varieties, you can easily choose the right one in accordance with personal taste preferences, the requirements for the variety, as well as the climatic growing conditions.

How to plant seedlings correctly?

Planting of remontant raspberries is carried out exclusively in the spring. There is no need to buy material for planting in advance. It is better to make purchases in proven specialized stores and nurseries, so as not to be disappointed in the result. The root system is the main criterion for selecting a suitable seedling for planting. The root system must be absolutely healthy in appearance, without rot, well developed, without mold. The better the root system looks, the faster the bush will take over and grow.

Where to plant remontant raspberries?

The place of planting remontant raspberries in the future will have a direct impact on its growth, development and fruiting. A correctly selected area in the future will greatly simplify the care of it. The main criteria for choosing a landing site are temperature and light level. An ideal place would be located near the fence, the wall of a building, which is under bright sunlight throughout the day.

Repaired raspberries are capable of showing high yields only on fertile and well-fertilized soil. But at the same time, the substrate must remain loose, allow air and moisture to pass through well. Repaired raspberries are so demanding on the amount of fertilizer, because, unlike conventional varieties, they will have to bear fruit at least 2 times per season.

Planting rules for seedlings

A hole 60 cm wide and 40 cm deep is suitable for planting. In any case, you need to focus on the size of each seedling individually. The distance between the holes should be equal to 1 m. The greatest yield is shown only by those bushes, in the holes of which fertilizer was poured before planting. The most popular top dressing is superphosphate (2 tablespoons per well) mixed with ash and soil.

The roots are gently straightened in the hole, gradually sprinkled with earth. And only when the hole is completely filled up, the earth is tamped from above with feet. It is not worth filling the root collar completely. Within 14 days, it will become clear whether the seedling has started or not.

Rules for caring for remontant raspberries

The rules for caring for planted raspberries are not very complex. Raspberries need regular, abundant watering. Each bush is recommended to be watered daily. If the summer is dry and hot, then watering should not be skipped. If the ground is poorly permeable, the water stagnates in it, and the air does not pass well, then the raspberry roots may begin to rot. In this case, it is worth adjusting the watering based on the characteristics of the soil.

Loosening the soil is a mandatory procedure for caring for remontant raspberries. It is carried out at least once every 14 days to a depth of about 7 cm. Deeper loosening will damage the root system.

During the entire growing and fruiting season of raspberries, it is important to fertilize regularly. Repaired raspberries must constantly receive nutrients from the soil, as they require a lot of energy to bring the crop multiple times. Both organic and mineral fertilizers are used to feed the bushes. You need to feed the bushes in warm weather, immediately after the substrate is well moistened.

After the snow melts, it is recommended to immediately apply the first portion of fertilizer to the soil. Further, the frequency of top dressing will be equal to once every 3 weeks.

In the second half of summer, remontant raspberries need complex fertilizers containing potassium, trace elements and phosphorus.

Correct pruning is the key to a high yield

Pruning bushes is a must when growing remontant raspberries. Correct pruning provides both a high yield of the bush and prolongs its fruiting period. There are certain rules for pruning a bush. Their violation will lead to the fact that raspberries will lose their varietal quality characteristics and turn into a normal species.

Pruning rules:

  1. Pruning of bushes is carried out in late autumn, when stable night temperatures below zero are established.
  2. For pruning, use a garden pruner or sharp scissors.
  3. The shoot is cut down to ground level so that only the root system remains for the winter.
  4. The cut off shoots are burned immediately after removal. This avoids the spread of pests and infections.

Spring pruning of bushes is permissible, but only before the buds begin to bloom. With spring pruning, not the entire part of the plant is removed, but only its dry stem to the first living bud.

How to propagate remontant raspberries?

For breeding raspberries, standard plant propagation methods are not suitable. To spread it, use one of the following methods:

  1. Each bush has branches that are 2-3 years old. They need to be removed. They are usually located in the very center. Removing them will stimulate the growth and emergence of new young shoots. A young plant will emerge from the surviving root system. The resulting shoots will be suitable for transplanting.
  2. At the end of spring, a part with young shoots and an independent root system is separated from an adult bush. Such a plot is subject to self-planting in a new place.

Pests and diseases

Repaired raspberries can be affected by such pests as aphids, gall midges, spider mites, raspberry beetles and raspberry weevils, kidney moths, stem flies.

Among the bacterial diseases that affect the bushes, the most common are anthracnose, powdery mildew, purple spot, mycoplasmosis, and raspberry curl.

To prevent the appearance of diseases and pests on the bushes of remontant raspberries, it is recommended to periodically process them with Bordeaux liquid (during the growing season in spring and after fruiting).

How to get a large harvest of remontant raspberries

Raspberry tree: planting, and care, and reproduction of culture

Some amateur gardeners, upon hearing about the raspberry tree, believe that the raspberry does indeed grow on the tree. In fact, the Tarusa raspberry only resembles a tree in appearance, but it is not. Standard raspberries grow, like other types of raspberries, in bushes. It is considered one of the most popular and prestigious raspberry varieties. We will tell you more about the raspberry tree, its planting, and the care and reproduction of the species.

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  • Landing: in spring or September-October.
  • Lighting: bright sunlight.
  • The soil: light fertile soils, optimum pH -5.7-6.5 pH. Neither lowlands, nor steep slopes, nor elevated areas are suitable for growing shrubs.
  • Watering: in dry summers - abundant, so that the soil gets wet to a depth of 30-40 cm. The plant needs water most of all in May, during the period of growth and ripening of berries and in autumn. The best watering method is drip. In the season with normal rainfall, raspberries are not watered.
  • Garter: in spring, raspberries are tied to a trellis.
  • Pruning raspberries: for sanitary purposes - in early spring, before the start of sap flow.
  • Top dressing: in the spring - with nitrogen fertilizers, in the fall - with potassium-phosphorus fertilizers. Before cooling, the soil is dug up with compost and ash.
  • Reproduction: cuttings, offspring, some species - by rooting the top.
  • Pests: shoot and stem gall midges, spider mites, aphids, raspberry stem flies, raspberry beetles, nutcrackers, weevils.
  • Diseases: rust, chlorosis, root cancer, purple spot, atracnosis, viral mosaic, witch's broom, gray rot, white spot, root rot, ulcerative spot.

Pruning raspberries in early spring

After winter raspberries need pruning, during which the tops of the shoots are shortened. This procedure helps to stop the growth of young lashes and directs all the forces of the shrub to the flower buds, so you can get a high yield of raspberries in the summer. As a rule, the shoots are shortened by 10 cm.

Sometimes gardeners cut raspberry shoots for different dyne, which gives a gradual ripening of the berries. Thus, the fruiting of the shrub is stretched, which allows you to get berries from the beginning of July to the end of August. This pruning is carried out by dividing the shoots into three groups.:

• the tops of the first group of shoots are shortened to 15 cm

• shoots of the second group are cut in half

• in the third group, the shoots are cut at the root, leaving up to 10 cm.

This pruning of raspberries in the spring forms the gradual growth of the shrub.

How to care for strawberries after planting

The remontant strawberry is not the most capricious crop. But, like other plants, it needs good care after planting. The post-planting measures, from which, in fact, the care begins, is that the planted seedlings of remontant strawberries are watered in order to ensure the best growth of the roots of the seedlings with the ground. Then it is worth mulching the soil. To do this, you can use needles and foliage (rotted), compost, small sawdust. Straw, especially rough, gardeners are not advised to use, because for young bushes it will be too dense and rough.

Further care rules

Proper care of strawberries, if it is carried out in accordance with the characteristics of the remontant variety and general requirements, gives good results: the plants will take root well in the garden and will develop well, subsequently delighting the owners with high yields. So, the main care should be:

  • regular watering and feeding
  • timely detection and removal of bushes affected by diseases or pests
  • periodic soil mulching
  • manipulations for the destruction of pests
  • weeding and loosening the surface of the earth
  • planting growing plantings, avoiding thickening.

Top dressing

Remontant strawberries are preferable in cultivation because, when propagated by seeds, they will delight with a harvest of fragrant berries in the same year. But in order to get excellent yield indicators when planting strawberries in the form of seedlings, it is worth providing it with proper care in a timely manner - watering the plants and feeding them with fertilizers.

Undoubtedly, when fertilizing remontant strawberries, you should be extremely careful. If additional feeding is needed, a little compost can be used.

Watering and mulching

On hot days, the soil dries out quite quickly, which will immediately affect the yield - a lack of moisture in the soil will lead to reductions in flowering and fruiting. Therefore, it is necessary to water the crop regularly. Watering is especially important for strawberries when the bushes are at a developmental stage that determines the productivity of the crop. That is, strawberries will need to be watered throughout the summer season, if there is no rain. Mulch can significantly reduce watering, as well as loosening the soil, if it is used regularly in the garden. Mulching will ensure, firstly, the preservation of moisture in the soil, and secondly, constant access of fresh air to the root system of the bushes.

Mulch can also curb the growth of weeds in the garden, which will simplify the care of the crop in terms of regular weeding. Of course, strawberries will not suffer from weeds if there is no opportunity to mulch the soil. However, the presence of weeds can negatively affect the very quality of the berries of the crop.

Repaired raspberries: bountiful harvest, easy to care for

By Olga · Published 16.11.2018 · Updated 21.10.2019

The berries appeared on my site immediately in the first year after buying the house. For strawberries, I chose the lightest and warmest place. Currant, too, did not offend. My raspberry, like a lady, is located along the fence. There she is at ease, the wind does not blow.

At first, the usual varieties were planted - kind people shared.

  1. The first harvest of berries appeared the following year. He was small, only a kilogram.
  2. More in the second year.
  3. And on the third, it was enough to cook jam and eat fresh.

Winter in the fifth year turned out to be cold, with winds, little snow. In the spring it turned out that my raspberry was frozen. I felt very sorry for the plants, but even more for my labors.

She shared her misfortune with a neighbor. And she offered me plant remontant raspberries... I dug up a few roots. Named the variety - Pride of Russia... Explained how to plant and care.

The main feature of the remontant raspberry - this is the flowering of the next flowers when you pick the first berries. And these varieties bear fruit continuously all summer. In addition, her berries grow both on two-year-olds and on one-year increments. In general, we get the first berries as from the usual varieties, and the next one - more.

A remontant raspberry bush cut for the winter, photo by the author

From my own experience, I will say that the summer harvest is less than the autumn. And the bushes are weakening as a result. So it's better to get the autumn harvest. To do this, the bushes must be cut almost to the ground when the first frosts come. And next summer the shoots will grow back. And in August, a massive collection of berries will begin.

We collect some berries, others are on the way. It turns out on one branch and flowers and berries. And so almost to the snow. I still managed to sell the surplus on the market. At this time, the price is high. Helps me out well.

This year I removed the common raspberry and replaced it with a remontant. New plantings do not need to be cut low, about half. Plant not thickly, 50-70 cm.

My planting of raspberries along the fence, photo by the author

I must say that this raspberry is not affected by diseases, I have not seen pests either... It is all green, without a single spot. The worm bypasses them. The berries are just giants, cone-shaped, dark cherry in color. Certainly not very sweet, like summer ones, but excellent taste.

I make everything out of it: I cook jam, freeze it fresh and with sugar. It is beautiful in autumn, when the garden is empty, only there are raspberry bushes with bright berries.

Do not spare a piece of land, plant a repair floss. She will present you with a delicious, amazing miracle berry!

Repaired raspberries are a gardener's dream

Repaired raspberries are an amazing variety of all of us beloved raspberries. This variety is just a gardener's dream. After all, she can give two crops a year. One crop on last year's shoots, and another on the current year's shoots. Let's find out more about this super raspberry, as well as where you can get it.

Russia occupies a leading position in the cultivation of various varieties of raspberries. The plant fell in love for its unpretentiousness and the possibility of cultivation in various climatic conditions of the country.

Raspberries absorb radioactive atoms, chemical elements, heavy metals to a lesser extent.

What is remontant raspberry

The plant is characterized by long flowering and double fruiting. It is capable of producing crops from the end of May or the first half of June until the first frost. If there is a lean interval, it is small. This makes it possible to get several batches of sweet berries per season.

The fruits are amazingly tasty and have a number of medicinal properties.

They found application in the prevention of heart pathologies, colds and other diseases. The berries contain substances that:

  • prevent the development of atherosclerosis,
  • regulate metabolic processes,
  • improve the functioning of the endocrine glands.

In addition, raspberries contain:

  • vitamins,
  • proteins,
  • pectins,
  • antioxidants,
  • organic acids,
  • tannins.

How to care for raspberries

The most suitable time for planting remontant raspberries is late September or early October. However, in spring you can get a good result of the survival rate of raspberry bushes.

It is simple to take care of the bushes, you need:

  • watering,
  • feeding,
  • weed removal.

It is very good to mulch the aisles with humus every month - this stimulates the development of a powerful root system, as well as the laying of a large number of buds on it, which are responsible for abundant fruiting and obtaining a large number of stems.

After wintering, sanitary pruning is carried out - the frozen and damaged parts of the shoots are cut to the first healthy bud. Pruning should be carried out during the period when the buds have started to grow - in this case, you can easily distinguish between normal and deformed.

Where to buy repair raspberries

You can buy high-quality seedlings of remontant raspberries in a nursery located in the Moscow region. You can learn more about all the seedlings of raspberries and other plants that are grown in the “Nursery of phlox, flowers, raspberries” here http: //flox.moskva/katalog/category/35-remontantnaya-malina.html
Any experienced summer resident will say that the harvest depends not only on proper care, but also on what planting material was purchased.

Seedlings should be grown in a natural environment as close as possible to the place of their permanent planting, without the use of unnecessary fertilizers.

It is also important how the plant was dug up and transported to the infield.

All these conditions are fully implemented in nurseries, where raspberry bushes are grown with their own hands by professionals who know everything about the peculiarities of the variety. They will assist in choosing seedlings and give advice on any issues.

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