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Mylnefield Research Services Ltd (MRS), a commercial affiliate of the James Hutton Institute (formerly Scottish Crops Research Institute) runs a highly regarded and very successful science based raspberry breeding programme. In 2011 & 2012 three selections performed outstandingly well in trials and the decision has been made to release these selections for larger scale commercial evaluation. Interested
growers outside the UK will need a trials Licence from MRS

0485K-1- Floricane

  • A new selection from the James Hutton Institute.
  • Very early season selection in England. Early to mid season in Scotland.
  • Stunningly glossy and attractive appearance, large, conical and cohesive berries.
  • Sweet-sherbert flavour, the clear favourite of all JHI selections when blind tasted by the publice and experts alike.
  • Consistently high yielding in five years of trialling at JHI.
  • Spine free, Gene H tolerance to Cane Botrytis and Spur Blight.
  • Needs a high degree of chiling for good bud break

Contact Lesley Beaton at Lesley.Beaton@mrsltd.com to apply for a trialling agreement.

Planting Distances - Intra-row spacing Fully recommended

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