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Rubus idaeus 'Fallgold' (Raspberry 'Fallgold')

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skill rating
5 hours care
per year
1.5m
Max height
0.6m
Max spread
2-5 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Rubus idaeus 'Fallgold'

Other names

Raspberry 'Fallgold', Rubus idaeus 'Fall Gold', Everbearing raspberry 'Fallgold'

Genus

Russelia Russelia

Variety or Cultivar

'Fallgold' _ 'Fallgold' is an upright, deciduous shrub with thorny canes bearing lobed, palmate, dark green leaves and clusters of two flushes of flowers, one in early summer, the other in early spring the following year. Two crops of globular to conical, edible, sweet, yellow to yellow-orange fruit follow the flowers, the first crop ready for harvest in late summer or early autumn, the second crop ready in late spring or early summer the following year.


Rubus idaeus 'Fallgold' is: Deciduous

Habit

Upright

Flower

White in Spring; White in Summer

Foliage

Dark-green in Spring; Dark-green in Summer; Pale-yellow in Autumn

How to care

Watch out for

Pests

It is best to rotate crops to avoid pest and disease problems.

Specific pests

Aphids , Glasshouse red spider mite , Leafhoppers , Raspberry leaf and bud mite , Vine weevil , Woodlice Aphids , Glasshouse red spider mite , Leafhoppers , Raspberry leaf and bud mite , Vine weevil , Woodlice

Diseases

Good resistance to phytophthora root diseases. Avoid planting where you have grown tomatoes, peppers, or potatoes to avoid verticillium wilt.

Verticillium wilt Verticillium wilt

General care

Pruning

Pruning is based on whether one or two crops are desired. For one crop, cut canes to the ground each autumn after the first hard frost. This produces a larger, late summer/early autumn crop. For two crops, prune second-year canes in autumn.

Propagation

Self-fertile. Does not require another raspberry for fruit set.

Propagation methods

Suckers


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Where to grow

Rubus idaeus 'Fallgold' (Raspberry 'Fallgold') will reach a height of 1.5m and a spread of 0.6m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Add to salads, Banks and Slopes, Cake decoration, Containers, Cottage/Informal, Flavouring food and drinks, Hedging/Screens

Cultivation

Plant outdoors in summer in well-drained, acid soil. Plant in mounded rows or raised beds between parallel wires for support. Avoid waterlogged soil. Mulch with acidic material (e.g composted bark). Fruiting is best in cool summers. Canes are biennial.

Soil type

Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

Companion plants

We do not currently have companion plants added for this plant.

Botanical name

Rubus idaeus 'Fallgold'

Other names

Raspberry 'Fallgold', Rubus idaeus 'Fall Gold', Everbearing raspberry 'Fallgold'

Genus

Russelia Russelia

Variety or Cultivar

'Fallgold' _ 'Fallgold' is an upright, deciduous shrub with thorny canes bearing lobed, palmate, dark green leaves and clusters of two flushes of flowers, one in early summer, the other in early spring the following year. Two crops of globular to conical, edible, sweet, yellow to yellow-orange fruit follow the flowers, the first crop ready for harvest in late summer or early autumn, the second crop ready in late spring or early summer the following year.

Foliage

Deciduous

Habit

Upright


Colour

Flower

White in Spring; White in Summer

Foliage

Dark-green in Spring; Dark-green in Summer; Pale-yellow in Autumn


How to care

Watch out for

Pests

It is best to rotate crops to avoid pest and disease problems.

Specific pests

Aphids , Glasshouse red spider mite , Leafhoppers , Raspberry leaf and bud mite , Vine weevil , Woodlice

Diseases

Good resistance to phytophthora root diseases. Avoid planting where you have grown tomatoes, peppers, or potatoes to avoid verticillium wilt.

Specific diseases

Verticillium wilt

General care

Pruning

Pruning is based on whether one or two crops are desired. For one crop, cut canes to the ground each autumn after the first hard frost. This produces a larger, late summer/early autumn crop. For two crops, prune second-year canes in autumn.

Propagation

Self-fertile. Does not require another raspberry for fruit set.

Propagation methods

Suckers


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Rubus idaeus 'Fallgold' (Raspberry 'Fallgold') will reach a height of 1.5m and a spread of 0.6m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Add to salads, Banks and Slopes, Cake decoration, Containers, Cottage/Informal, Flavouring food and drinks, Hedging/Screens

Cultivation

Plant outdoors in summer in well-drained, acid soil. Plant in mounded rows or raised beds between parallel wires for support. Avoid waterlogged soil. Mulch with acidic material (e.g composted bark). Fruiting is best in cool summers. Canes are biennial.

Soil type

Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

USDA zones

Zone 8, Zone 7, Zone 6, Zone 5, Zone 4

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