A guide to choosing the right size

All orders are despatched in one delivery. If your order contains both bare root and container grown plants then we can only despatch when all plants are ready. 

Any Bare Root Items - Availability means Available for supply from late Oct to April.

Any Container grown items - Availability means Available for supply now. 

All our Raspberry canes are ministry inspected.

Autumn fruiting varieties, i.e. Autumn Bliss, Polka, Fallgold, Joan J and Little Red Princess are completely cut to ground level during the winter.

Summer fruiting varieties, These fruit on the second year cane (normally darker than the one year cane)The second year cane is pruned back down to soil level in the winter after they have fruited leaving the one year old cane for next summers crop.

situation

Plant the canes about 18” (45 cm) apart with 6 ft (1.8 m) between the rows. Avoid planting the young canes too deeply, a covering of 3” (7.5 cms) over the roots is ample. Cut the canes down to 9” (23 cms) above the soil immediately after planting (bare root canes only, Do not cut down the 1 litre potted canes). In the spring when the new shoots appear from beneath the soil the 9” stub should be cut away. The young canes are tied into a wire fence system for cropping the following season. Subsequently all canes which have fruited are cut out at ground level immediately after fruiting.

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delivery charges

Collection - If you would like to collect your trees then use this option. Note the collection is from the Wholesale Nursery office between Monday-Friday only. Please allow 1 working days for your order to be processed prior to collection date.

We are not a Garden Centre or retail Nursery. Orders can be placed via our website and the collection option can be selected at the checkout. Your order will then be ready for you to collect during our normal opening hours which are Monday-Friday 07.30-16.30. Our plants are grown in fields that can be 2 miles away from our office so it is not possible to just turn up and select your own trees.

Delivery Charges - The delivery charge is worked out from the weight and the size of the plant. We have several rates that apply to UK mainland addresses. The lower postal rates range from £2.80 - £5.70, will be applied to smaller orders of the lighter plants like currants, raspberries, gooseberries, blackberries, asparagus and strawberries although larger orders will go into the £10.00 rate. A higher rate of £18.00 - £32.00 will be charged for deliveries to European Countries and GY KW IV AB PH KW HS ZE IM BT DD JE PO30 PO31 PO32 PO33 PO34 PO35 PO36 PO37 PO38 PO39 PO40 PO41 Postcodes. Once you have put together your order the delivery charge will show before payment. All orders are despatched in one delivery.

To take advantage of a promotional code or gift voucher this must be entered into the redeem code box at the checkout. Discounts cannot be given once an order is completed and any codes have not been used.

Raspberry Collection 2 Saving £2

Raspberry Canes | Type Autumn & Summer Fruiting | Genus Rubus | Rubus idaeus

5 canes of the Summer fruiting variety Cascade Delight. 5 canes of the Autumn fruiting variety Joan J fruiting from July right through to the first frosts. Normal Price £19.30 per 10 canes. Saving £2.00

Cascade Delight - Bred in the USA, this highly productive and vigorous variety shows an excellent resistance to root root, making it the best choice for areas with badly drained soils. The fruits appear late in the season, and are about 20% larger than many other varieties. They have a long, conical shape, a glossy skin, and a firm flesh, which means they will last well after being picked.

Joan J - A high yielding, large fruited primocane selection from Medway Fruits. It is an early season selection, commencing picking at end July/early August, similar to Autumn Bliss, and cropping for a seven-week season.

The variety crops heavily in the first half of its fruiting period. The berries are 30% larger than Autumn Bliss and are both brighter and firmer.

Flavour is superb. Fruit weights are typically 6 grams and yields of 6-7 tons/ha (2.3 – 3 tons/acre) should be anticipated. The fruit freezes exceptionally well without any increase in acidity that occurs with most other varieties. With spine free canes this makes this new autumn fruiting variety second to none for picking and eating.

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3 Nov 14 | Mr P Bradbury

I couldn't decide at first whether I should plant just few canes which I could instantly buy at a local garden or go for Blackmoors. The Blackmoor plants won hands down for the price. I am so glad I bought these online as the quality was very good, coming wrapped first in a plastic back to keep in the moisture, then potato sack and then external wrapping. There was no way these beauties were going to get damaged or suffer in transit. My new raspberry bed is graced with strong upright plants ready to overwinter. Thanks Blackmoor for a speedy service and an excellent set of plants. I know I'm wishing my life away, but I just can't wait to taste these in 18months time!

6 Nov 13 | Mr Krystian M.

I'm very happy with the raspberry canes, well developed roots, thick canes. Looking forward to seeing it sprout in spring.

29 Oct 13 | Mr R Hodnett

I can't thank Blackmoor enough. I ordered some raspberry plants and although 2 canes didn't grow due to a difficult spring they were only to happy to replace them. The rest of the canes have grown into healthy fruit full plants. I shall continue to buy my fruit trees and plants from Blackmoor and recommend them to my friends.

4 Dec 12 | M. C Green

just want to thank everyone at Blackmoor Nurseries who dealt with my order of raspberry canes. I was pleased to see the plants all had good healthy roots and came with very helpful instructions. The dispatch department also made a first class job of securely packing them, so they arrived in perfect condition. Please pass on my thanks to all those involved as I was very impressed with the service I received.

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