[nafex] Re: raspberry sources?

Lon J. Rombough lonrom at hevanet.com
Fri Feb 15 11:50:04 EST 2002


Canby IS good, though here in the NW where it came from, it's usually a good
idea to plant it in a raised bed to reduce crown rot, which it is
susceptible to.
I live just about 5 miles from the town of Canby.
-Lon Rombough
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>From: "crmauch" <mauch1 at aol.com>
>To: nafex at yahoogroups.com
>Subject: [nafex] Re: raspberry sources?
>Date: Fri, Feb 15, 2002, 7:12 AM
>

>I'll put my 2 cents in for one Spring bearing red raspberry - Canby 
>Thornless.  Very good flavor, soft, and effectively no thorns (near 
>the base of each cane it does get "razor-stubble" like thorns, but 
>they've never bothered me in handling the canes.
>
>I do have to admit to having a fondness for black raspberries over 
>reds, but Canby threatens that fondness every year.
>
>I planted "Goldie" over a year ago, though I don't have much 
>experience w/ it, I like it too.
>
>Chris Mauchline
>SE PA, zone 6
>
>--- In nafex at y..., <redherring at t...> wrote:
>> I have finally decided to break down and buy some red raspberries 
>(a real
>> concession, because as a proper NAFEXer should, I have gotten most 
>of my
>> stock free or swapped for it.  Now and then I actually spend money 
>though).
>> I have found websites for Pense, Indiana Berry, Winfrey, and I've 
>read there
>> is a Nourse company.  I have been very pleased at the prices, 
>somehow I
>> always seemed to have seen raspberry plants in general nursery 
>catalogs at
>> horrific prices like $16 for 3.  Can you all tell me if you have 
>had good or
>> bad experiences with these companies, or is there a better source?  
>In
>> general, I prefer to buy nursery stock from this side of the 
>Rockies.
>>     I've taken notes from the many comments on varieties and 
>flavor, but
>> more would also be welcome.  I'd not been interested in raspberries 
>because
>> the only gardener I knew who grew them must have been 
>growing "Dorman",
>> listed as only "fair" flavor.  (We don't generally have access to 
>farmers
>> markets here, this place is exactly backward enough to have neither 
>old
>> fashioned farmers markets, nor trendy new ones. They've finally 
>built a
>> place for the trendy new type for next summer.  Maybe I;ll have a 
>bumper
>> crop and be forced to set up there.)  I've tasted some at Hectors 
>since that
>> were excellent.  Thanks all.  Donna      Tenn, zone 6 in the 
>1980's, zone 7
>> in the 1990's
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