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Glen Ample, Raspberry

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Glen Ample is a main-season summer fruiting spine-free raspberry raised at JHI. The variety has produced exceptional yields of firm fruit in trials and has established new standards in raspberry production. Glen Ample produces large fleshy fruits of about 4-5 grams, which are round-conical in shape, attractive and with an excellent flavour. 

The fruit ‘holds’ well on the cane resulting in significantly reduced picking costs. The 50% pick date is some 10 days later than Glen Moy but with a considerably longer picking season. The variety is spine-free with very upright canes. Spawn production is prolific making cane number control essential. The fruiting laterals are upright and present the fruit well.

Glen Ample is susceptible to aphid transmitted viruses, Root Rot, Spur Blight and Cane Rust. Yields can decline over time when husbandry conditions are less than ideal.

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Standard Cane: £1012 per thousand
Root: £22 per kg

Additional charges may apply, please see the Cold Store Charges tab for more information.

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How To Grow – Plant from autumn through to late spring in a sunny position with free draining soil. Floricane raspberries (summer fruiting) will require a sturdy support system made of posts and horizontal wires, primocane raspberries (autumn fruiting) do not require supports. Plant in rows spaced 60cm (24”) apart and prune to 15cm (6”) above ground level immediately after planting to encourage more growth. At the time of despatch, canes will be dormant and often look dead, but this is completely normal. Prepare holes in the soil wide enough and deep enough to lay out the roots. Please plant as soon as possible upon arrival and water well, apply a mulch to protect the roots from cold temperatures and the canes will then begin to establish. If conditions prevent immediate planting, heel the plants in.

More Information – Fresh dug raspberry canes are available from early November to January. Coldstored raspberry canes are available from February to May. The prices listed are for quantities per thousand, if you wish to place a smaller order please get in contact with a member of the team.

Delivery – Please let us know when you are ready – we will not send plants without prior notice from you. Orders are despatched by parcel courier or pallet network depending on the size, weight and dimensions. Unfortunately, at this moment in time we are only able to deliver plants to UK based addresses, however if you would like to discuss the option of an export, please send an email to liam@rwwalpole.co.uk.

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