Raspberry Bakker's 'Jewel' - Shrub
Make sure the root ball is well-moistened before planting Raspberry 'Bakker's Jewel' by soaking it in a bucket of lukewarm water. Prepare a suitable hole of 50 x 50 x 50 cm in well-drained garden soil. Plant the Raspberry 'Bakker's Jewel' at the appropriate depth in the hole. The top of the root ball should be slightly below ground level. Fill the hole with soil and press firmly. Give it plenty of water immediately after planting. Water regularly during prolonged periods of drought. Raspberry 'Bakker's Jewel' grows best in the sun or partial shade, avoid places that are too exposed to wind. Spacing is approximately 35 cm. Are you planting in rows? Allow 125-150 cm between each row.Raspberry 'Bakker's Jewel' can be grown in a pot
Raspberries grown in a pot need a light position. The plant has a very handsome foliage, so if you use a decorative pot you can create a stunning feature on the patio or decking.
Raspberry 'Bakker's Jewel' is a very healthy fruit tree that bears lots of raspberries. In the summer, enjoy the beautiful white flowers of the tree, which are followed by a large amount of red raspberries. These raspberries are delicious, sweet and juicy. Home-grown raspberries are delectable eaten fresh or used to make scrumptious summer deserts or jam.
Raspberry 'Bakker's Jewel' has long branches which can grow along wire or a fence. Tie 6-8 branches per metre along the supporting fence. Most of the fruit can be harvested between July and August. When the raspberries are ripe they must be picked very carefully one by one and used fairly quickly. In a cold summer, the fruits are a little later ripening. Give this plant a mulch of compost during the winter.Raspberry 'Bakker's Jewel' can be pruned
Raspberry 'Bakker's Jewel' can be pruned in the autumn by cutting all the branches back to just above the ground. Do this preferably after the leaves have fallen. In the spring, new shoots will appear that you can tie again.