• AGM plants

    AGM plants have been through a rigourous trial and assessment programme. They are:

    • Excellent for ordinary use in appropriate conditions
    • Available to buy
    • Of good constitution
    • Essentially stable in form & colour
    • Reasonably resistant to pests & diseases

Rubus idaeus 'Glen Prosen' (PBR) (F)

Raspberry 'Glen Prosen'

Raspberry 'Glen Prosen'

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  • Other common names Raspberry 'Glen Prosen'

  • Genus Rubus can be deciduous or evergreen shrubs, often scrambling with bristly or prickly stems bearing simple, lobed, palmate or pinnate leaves and 5-petalled flowers followed by juicy, sometimes edible fruits

  • Family Rosaceae / Rosaceae

  • Species ?Glen Prosen? is a summer fruiting dessert cultivar with medium-sized, firm fruit, moderate vigour and producing good crops. It is well suited
    to wet regions and crops mid season

Characteristics

  • Foliage Deciduous

  • Habit Columnar_Upright#Columnar/Upright

Colour

Sunlight

  • Full Sun

  • Aspect South-facing or West-facing or East-facing

  • Exposure Sheltered

Soil

  • Chalk

    Loam

  • Chalk

    Sand

  • MoistureWell-drained, Moist but well-drained

  • SoilLoam, Sand

  • pHAcid, Neutral

Size

  • Ultimate height

    1.5-2.5 metres

  • Ultimate spread

    0.1-0.5 metres

  • Time to ultimate height

    2-5 years

How to grow

Cultivation Grow raspberries in rows between parallel wires for support. Mulch with acidic material such as composted bark. Further raspberry cultivation advice

Propagation Propagate by division in the dormant season. Lift new canes along with their rootballs. Choose only newly planted, disease-free stock from which to propagate

Suggested planting locations and garden types

How to care

Pruning Cut back all stems that have fruited, in autumn and train in new growth ready for the following summer's fruit

Pests Can get aphids, leafhoppers, raspberry beetle, glasshouse red spider mite and gall mites

Diseases Good general resistance to disease, but can suffer from fungal leaf spots, raspberry spur blight and botrytis

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