Produces large, plump, shiny black delicious sweet berries. Firm berries are excellent for processing and freezing. Very stout canes tend to upright growth, if staked making it easier to harvest. Self-fertile. Munger has become the leading commercial variety and is well adapted to home gardens. Developed in the Midwest. Harvest in early summer annually. Mature at 6 ft. Zones 4-8.
Rubus ideaus 'Munger'
4 - 5 feet
36 - 48 inches
Set at the same level they are growing at in the container. Firm well and water in thoroughly
A winter mulch of straw around the crown is advantageous in colder climates
Fast once established, which takes approximately 3 - 5 weeks
Clusters of 5-petaled rose-like flowers
In late winter rmove any canes damaged by winter weather. Longest canes may also be trimmed, at this time, by about 6" to help them remain self-supporting.
Tolerant of a wide range of soil types, will do best in a well drained humus enriched soil
Well-drained, average moisture
Do not plant red, gold or purple raspberries withint 75-100 feet of black raspberries. Black raspberries may be more suscepitble to viral diseases carried by aphids to and from newly planted raspberry plants.
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When will my order ship?
Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country during the shipping timeframes outlined below:
|2020 Spring Shipping Schedule
||Most Dormant Bareroot & Potted Perennials, and Shrubs
||5/4/20 - 6/26/20
||3/30/20 - 6/26/20
||3/16/20 - 6/26/20
||3/9/20 - 6/26/20
||3/2/20 - 6/26/20
|7A & 7B
||2/24/20 - 6/26/20
|8A & 8B
||2/17/20 - 6/12/20
||2/10/20 - 6/12/20
|Last Order Date
||Zones 1A-7B: 6/22/20
Zones 8A-10B: 6/8/20