A reliable favorite! Premium-quality berries have glowing pure red color, plus wonderfully sweet flavor. Firm, luscious fruit processes perfectly for jams and jellies. Self-pollinating. No. 1, 1-yr. plants. Zones 3-8.
Rubus idaeus 'Latham'
Sun Exposure:Full Sun, Partial Shade
Height/Habit:4 - 5 feet
Spread:36 - 48 inches
Spacing:36 - 48 inches
Flowering Date:Ealry to midsummer
Planting Instructions:6" deep and 4 - 6" apart
Winter Care:Not needed
Flower Form:Open, star-shaped
Foliage Type:Large pinnate leaves with three or five (rarely seven) leaflets
Pruning:Do not prune the first year, with exception of the damaged or dead wood. Then the following spring season select 5 to 7 of the most vigorous new canes and cut them back up to 30 inches tall. All other canes can be removed.
Soil Requirement:Well drained
Watering Requirement:Average water needs. Water regularly, do not overwater
Restricted States:AE AK GU HI PR
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:
2021 Spring Shipping Schedule
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