• AGM plants

    AGM plants have been through a rigourous trial and assessment programme. They are:

    • Excellent for ordinary use in appropriate conditions
    • Available to buy
    • Of good constitution
    • Essentially stable in form & colour
    • Reasonably resistant to pests & diseases

Rubus idaeus 'Glen Moy' (PBR) (F)

Raspberry 'Glen Moy'

Raspberry 'Glen Moy'

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  • Other common names Raspberry 'Glen Moy'

  • Genus Rubus can be deciduous or evergreen shrubs, often scrambling with bristly or prickly stems bearing simple, lobed, palmate or pinnate leaves and 5-petalled flowers followed by juicy, sometimes edible fruits

  • Family Rosaceae / Rosaceae

  • Species 'Glen Moy' is an early fruiting cultivar bearing heavy crops of large, good-flavoured fruits with a certain amount of aphid resistance. Produces plants of moderate vigour with spine-free canes

Characteristics

  • Foliage Deciduous

  • Habit Columnar_Upright#Columnar/Upright

Colour

Sunlight

  • Full Sun

  • Partial Shade

  • Aspect North-facing or East-facing or South-facing or West-facing

  • Exposure Sheltered

Soil

  • Chalk

    Loam

  • Chalk

    Sand

  • MoistureWell-drained, Moist but well-drained

  • SoilLoam, Sand

  • pHAcid, Neutral

Size

  • Ultimate height

    1.5-2.5 metres

  • Ultimate spread

    0.1-0.5 metres

  • Time to ultimate height

    2-5 years

How to grow

Cultivation Grow raspberries in rows between parallel wires for support. Mulch with acidic material such as composted bark. Further raspberry cultivation advice

Propagation Propagate by division in the dormant season. Lift new canes along with their rootballs. Choose only newly planted, disease-free stock from which to propagate

Suggested planting locations and garden types Cottage & Informal Garden

How to care

Pruning Prune as for summer fruiting raspberries, removing all fruited canes down to ground level in early to mid autumn. Train in new growth

Pests Can be affected by aphids, leafhoppers, raspberry beetle, glasshouse red spider mite and gall mites

Diseases Raspberries can suffer from fungal leaf spots, raspberry spur blight and grey mould. Raspberry 'Glen Moy' is susceptible to midge blight and phytophthora root rot

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