Raspberry Malling Promise - Summer Fruiting

Raspberry Malling Promise

A well established summer-fruiting raspberry, Rubus idaeus Malling Promise produces heavy crops of firm, rose-red fruit with a good flavour, and is one of the earliest raspberries to crop. As a summer-fruiting raspberry, the canes will need support, and pruning out of fruited canes after harvest. White, pollinator-friendly flowers and deep green leaves, pale yellow in autumn, make this an attractive raspberry, and it is a vigorous grower with spiny stems. It tolerates poorer soils than some raspberries but it’s best to dig in compost or manure to help with water-retention. Raspberry Malling Promise is notably virus-resistant.

Site: Open, but sheltered
Soil: Fertile, moisture-retentive, well-drained, acid to neutral soil
Position: Full sun
Pick: Late June – July
Keep: Will keep for a few days; freezes well
Hardiness: Hardy
Pollination: Self-fertile
Uses: Eating fresh, freezing and preserving
Height: 6’ (1.8m) Spread 5’ (1.5m)

You can learn more about how to plant and care for raspberries and starting with fruit in our advice section and on our resources page.

Type | Size: Pot | 2L
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