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Common raspberry 'Caroline'

Rubus idaeus

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Caroline is a popular variety of Common raspberry, which belongs to the Rubus genus (Rubus idaeus 'Caroline'). Caroline grows as a Perennial and is a Fruit. Being a Perennial, it tends to grow best over several years (approx 3 years and greater). Caroline is known for growing to a height of approximately 98.0 cm (3.19 feet).

As Caroline 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 Caroline have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Caroline

  • Partial Sun

  • Medium

Plant in a location that enjoys partial sun and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Caroline is thought of as hardy, so this plant will survive close to or on freezing temperatures. Use USDA Hardiness Zone 4 - 8 as your guideline for the appropriate climate for this plant. 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 Caroline from seed

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

Transplanting Caroline

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

Harvesting Caroline