While we don't like to play favorites, this summer-bearing Raspberry has a special place in our hearts, along with other gardeners lucky enough to grow it over the past sixty years! The Boyne Raspberry (Rubus idaeus 'Boyne') consistently produces ruby-red berries that shine brightly on canes that do not require staking, despite the over-abundance of berries they hold.
Heavy-producing and cold-hardy! The floricane Boyne Raspberry hails from Canada and has been one of the most popular varieties among home gardeners in the northwest U.S. It thrives in spite of the cold and comes back in spring ready to bear a large crop of brilliant berries. Your bees and butterflies will be grateful for the drifts of white, rose-like flowers in the spring and happily pollinate your bush!
This boisterous berry ripens in early summer and tastes amazing. Each medium-sized berry is remarkably sweet and aromatic. You may consider using bird netting since these bushes not only provide excellent shelter and nesting sites for songbirds, but they swoop in to eat the fruit as well! Luckily, the Boyne Raspberry produces a lot of berries. You will have enough for pies, preserves, salads, desserts, and whatever else you may want to try. After going through your recipe book, you will have plenty to freeze for use later too (plus enough to share with your feathered friends)!
Why doesn't the Boyne Raspberry need to be staked? It has dwarf canes that don't get too long to hold themselves up. Don't let any yard space go to waste. Plant these highly productive berries along your fence line or at the edge of an impenetrable wooded area. Use groupings of Raspberries for increased productivity and pollination, or a single specimen of these self-pollinating bushes! Great in a cottage garden as a backdrop or casting a bit of shade in the herb and veggie garden!
The space-saving size and upright growth makes Boyne perfect to use as linear berry orchard additions! Create hedges and privacy around your property without worrying about trespassers of both the two and four-legged kind! Growing 4-6 feet tall and 3-4 feet wide, these flowering and fruiting ornamental bushes are perfect for double-duty edible landscaping in any sunny location you have on your property!
The Boyne Raspberry thrives in full sun or partial shade - the more sun the more fruit! Plant your berry bush in a well-drained, enriched site with a 3-4 inch layer of arborist mulch chips to hold in moisture and insulate the roots. Provide new shrubs with consistent moisture, then supplemental moisture throughout fruiting and summer for established plants. The Boyne Raspberry may be a top performer when it comes to its berry production, but it also boasts superb disease resistance too!
After harvest, cut back older canes to the ground and dream of your impending harvest next year. Remove the canes completely after they have fruited over their entire length to encourage the production of new canes.
This early-ripening Raspberry is ready for a special spot in your garden and heart. Don't miss out on becoming the Raspberry baron in your neighborhood! Order your Boyne Raspberry now from NatureHills.com!
Nature Hills sells a large variety of plants with several options available. Plants are offered in both potted containers and as dormant bare root without soil. Here is a helpful resource to understand your options as you create a beautiful landscape with help from Nature Hills.
Ever wonder what a larger plant will mean for your landscape? Container Sizes are really all about the age of the plant!
Seasonally, Nature Hills offers hand selected, high quality bare root trees, shrubs and perennials. Bare root plants are sold by height from the top of the root system to the top of the plant. Plants may be taller than the height minimums.
Keep in mind, specific varieties and different growing conditions can affect the rate at which plants grow. Variations in size may occur.
|Young Plants to 18 Months|
|2"x2"x3"||Ranges from||.18 to .21 dry quarts / .198 to .23 dry liters in volume|
|4.5" Container||Equal to||.65 dry quart / .72 dry liter in volume|
|Sprinter Pot||Equal to||.63 dry quart / .69 dry liter in volume|
|4" Container||Ranges from||.31 to .87 / .35 to .96 dry liter in volume|
|6" Container||Equal to||1.4 dry quarts / 1.59 dry liters in volume|
|1 Quart||Equal to||1 dry quart / 1.1 dry liter in volume|
|5.5" Container||Equal to||1.89 of a dry quart / 2.08 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x5"||Ranges from||.8 to 1.1 dry quarts / .88 to 1.2 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x6"||Ranges from||1.0 to 1.3 dry quarts / 1.1 to 1.41 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x9"||Ranges from||1.1 to 2.1 dry quarts / 1.2 to 2.3 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x10"||Ranges from||1.7 to 2.3 dry quart / 1.87 to 2.53 dry liters in volume|
|Plants 18 Months - 2.5 Years Old|
|2 Quart||Equal to||2 dry quarts / 2.2 dry liters in volume|
|#1 Container||Ranges from||2.26 to 3.73 dry quarts / 2.49 to 4.11 dry liters in volume|
|5"x5"x12"||Equal to||3.5 to 4.3 dry quarts / 3.85 to 4.74 dry liters in volume|
|Plants 2 - 4 Years Old|
|#2 Container||Ranges from||1.19 to 1.76 dry gallons / 5.24 to 7.75 dry liters in volume|
|#3 Container||Ranges from||2.32 to 2.76 dry gallons / 10.22 to 12.16 dry liters in volume|
|Plants 3 - 5 Years Old|
|#5 Container||Ranges from||2.92 to 4.62 dry gallons / 12.86 to 20.35 dry liters in volume|
|#6 Container||Ranges from||5.25 to 6.01 dry gallons / 23.12 to 26.42 dry liters in volume|
|#7 Container||Ranges from||5.98 to 6.08 dry gallons / 26.34 to 26.78 dry liters in volume|
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|Brand||Nature Hills' Choice|
|Botanical Name||Rubus idaeus 'Boyne'|
|Mature Height||4 - 6 feet|
|Mature Spread||3 - 4 feet|
|Sun Exposure||Full Sun|
|Harvest Time||Mid Season|
|Pruning Time||After Fruiting|