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Common raspberry 'Brandywine'

Rubus idaeus

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Brandywine is a popular variety of Common raspberry, which belongs to the Rubus genus (Rubus idaeus 'Brandywine'). A type of Fruit, it mainly grows as a Perennial plant - which means it typically grows best over a long period (from 3 years+). Brandywine is known for growing to a height of approximately 98.0 cm (3.19 feet).

As Brandywine Common raspberry is a low maintanence plant, it is great for beginner gardeners and those that like gardens that don't need much overseeing.

This variety plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Brandywine have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Brandywine

  • Partial Sun

  • Medium

Brandywine likes a position of partial sun and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Brandywine is thought of as hardy, so this plant will survive close to or on freezing temperatures. The USDA Hardiness Zones typically associated with Brandywine are Zone 4 and Zone 8. Ensure your soil is clay and has a ph of between 5.7 and 6.0 as Common raspberry is a weakly acidic soil loving plant.

Growing Brandywine from seed

Try to ensure a gap of at least 1.62 feet (50.0 cm) when sowing to prevent overcrowding your seedlings.

Transplanting Brandywine

Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Brandywine is a hardy plant.

Harvesting Brandywine