Pack of 10 Plants (canes)
Our long cane raspberry plants are supplied with approximately 1.2m (4') of year old fruiting wood still attached, so you can plant them and be cropping from mid July in the same season! The first delicious berries will be ready to pick from mid July. Why not try five long canes in a wigwam in a large pot and enjoy fresh raspberries on your patio next summer.
The long stems (known as canes) that are produced can be tied to wires (12-14 gauge) against a wall, fence or garden shed. It is better to plant Raspberries in the open garden and to tie the canes to wires strained on stout posts.
This way, good light and air circulation are achieved. When raspberry growing if possible, run the rows north to south as this will permit maximum light penetration into the crop. Should there be more then one row, leave 1.8 metres (6′) between them. Bear in mind, when siting the plants that birds are attracted to the ripening fruits and protection is advisable. If a fruit cage is available, plant the Raspberries in this or position them so that a cage or netting can be easily erected over the plants if required.
To support the plants, erect stout posts, 2.4 metres (8′) long with about 60cm (2′) buried below soil level. Stretch wire, horizontally, between the posts with the strands at 60cm (2′), 1.2 metres (4′) and 1.65 metres (5½’) above ground level. The end posts should be supported with struts at 45° so that they can better withstand the wire tension.
Plant 60cm (2′) apart in the rows with 2.2 metres (7′) between rows. These distances are greater than for summer fruiting varieties to allow room for the development of more canes per plant. Each raspberry cane will bear less fruit than will summer cropping varieties so it is good policy to leave more of them and, thus, increase the yield per plant. Fruits will ripen from late summer through to the first frosts and will appear little and often.
Immediately after planting, cut the canes down to 22cm (9″). When new shoots have developed from the base of the plants, cut the old canes away at ground level. In subsequent years, cut out all canes to ground level during the winter – not later than February**. With established plants, many new shoots will grow in the spring. Leave them to develop over a strip of ground so that each row bed is 75-90cm (2½-3′) wide. Hoe out those appearing outside the strip.
If necessary thin out the shoots to leave them 8-10cm (3-4″) apart. **Recent research has shown that if a few canes are left on autumn fruiting raspberries a small extra early crop of summer fruit will be borne. This does not appear to significantly reduce the capacity of the canes to fruit again in the autumn. To take advantage of this leave some autumn canes uncut and wait for fruit in June then remove immediately leaving new canes to mature as above.
Orders are despatched promptly by post or parcel carrier. Seasonal items such as plants are sent separately with the estimated delivery times stated against each variety both in our catalogue and on our website.
Small items are sent by Royal Mail and larger items by courier. When ordering large items please provide your phone number so that the courier can contact you if necessary.
Please note that when several items are ordered they may not all be delivered at the same time.
Packet seed, garlic, onion sets, shallots and mushroom spawn (except windowsill kits) incur a carriage charge of £1.99.
All other products incur a carriage charge of £4.99.
If your order comprises of a combination of carriage charges then the higher carriage charge will be applied.
Northern Ireland, Channel Islands, Isle of Man and Isles of Scilly & areas of Scotland with postcodes starting AB30 plus, BT, GY, HS, IM, IV1 plus, JE KA27, KA28, KW1 to KW16, PA20 to PA38, PA41 to PA80, PH10 to PH40, PH42 to PH50, TR21 to TR25 and ZE: For orders weighing less than 2kg standard charge applies. Where the weight of the order is 2kg to 10kg the carriage charge is £9.99. Where the weight of the order is over 10kg the delivery charge is £14.99
Orders to the Isle of Wight and Isle of Scilly: For orders weighing less than 2kg the standard charge applies. Where the weight of the order is 2kg and above the carriage charge is £14.99.
Republic of Ireland: For orders weighing less than 2kg the standard charge applies. Where the combined weight of the order is 2kg and above, the carriage contribution is £14.99.
EU countries: We can only deliver packet flower and vegetable seed to EU countries. The delivery charge is £4.99 per order.
We reserve the right to contact you and advise an additional charge where necessary, and are happy to quote for carriage specific products to outlying areas.
Some very large items may not be available to all areas.
Indicates large/heavy items or boxed plants which incur a surcharge.
Prices include VAT where applicable.
We reserve the right to revise our delivery charges in the event of carrier price increases or other unforeseen circumstances. We will advise you of any increased carriage charges before payment is taken.
All Suttons products should reach you in perfect condition, just as they left us. If you are dissatisfied in any way with their condition on arrival, please let us know within 14 days. We are only liable for the cost of the goods as quoted on the website plus the cost of delivery if the goods are faulty.
There aren't currently any reviews for this product. Be the first to leave a review below.
Raspberry Plants - Long Cane Glen Ample
Pack of 10 Plants (canes)
These are our best value plugs plants. These 5cm plugs are great for confident gardeners and should be potted on before planting out.
Great value, robust plug plants for easy handling and care. These 7cm tall plants need potting on but provide a brilliant balance between value and effort.
Requiring little effort, these 9cm tall plug plants are ready to plant in the ground, once the threat of frosts has passed, kick starting your summer bedding display.
We nurture cuttings into these 12cm super plugs for you, offering fantastic value and very little effort. Plant out or pot on for the best results.
Our 9cm potted plants are amazing value and will give your garden a spectacular summer boost. Plant out or pot on for the best results.
Our supersized range of bedding plants will add a huge amount of colour and style to your garden, grown to provide instant impact from delivery!