Grow Your Own Fresh Fruit!
Raspberry ‘Heritage’ is a widely planted everbearing variety is favored for fruit size, flavor, and firmness. Bears a moderate early crop with heavy yields in late summer and fall. For fall only crop, mow canes to ground level in autumn after fruiting. Heritage, a variety of red raspberry released by Cornell University 35 years ago, was awarded a 2004 Outstanding Fruit Cultivar Award by the American Society of Horticultural Sciences. Strong and productive plant, spreads fast. Excellent variety for a home gardener.
Plant as soon as soil may be worked in the spring. Your plants require 1″ of water per week during the growing season and regular, shallow cultivation. The bush will bear only on one-year-old stems. As soon as canes have produced fruit, prune them back to the ground to make room for the strong new canes. Additional pruning will be required to eliminate tangling and improve their ability to bear.