[NAFEX] snow gathering/raspberries

John Bunker jbunker at gwi.net
Fri Mar 21 10:29:47 EST 2003


Del,

Greetings from Maine!  Try August Red.  It's primocane bearing and very
hardy.  It was developed by Elwin Meader.

John 


John Bunker
Fedco
Palermo Maine  where you might get stuck in the mud if your not careful.




on 3/20/03 12:02 AM, del stubbs at pinewoodel at hotmail.com wrote:

> 
>> Why not Autumn Bliss? Does it have problems?
> It is a marvelously delicious berry, and large. Only problem is that it is
> so late bearing for a 95 day area. I put up a full hoop tent to hold off the
> frost 2 years running and still lost over half of the berries. ( A  expert
> recomended them, btw) Now I am doing more modest experiments. New plantings
> are a handful of-  kilarny, caroline, k 81 6, polana, summit, boyne, and
> hope to add autumn red. Always looking for others if anyone has one to
> recommend. I have hoped for a functional autumn bearing rasp. because then I
> don't have to worry about winter damage on a cold dry winter. Del Z2/3
> 
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