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Cascade Delight

 

Cascade Delight, Raspberry

Fruit quality and yield

Selected by Dr. Pat Moore at Washington State, USA, Cascade Delight produces high yields of very large, very firm, fruit.

The berries are glossy, with a long conic shape, easily detached and with an excellent flavour. The variety picked over a 46 day period in the HDC Trial at Oxford in 2012 and was the highest yielding selection. The season is similar to that of Tulameen but the berries are firmer and 20% larger, averaging 5gms throughout the season.

Yield is the same as Tulameen but the berries are firmer and 20% larger; at an average of 5gms.

The variety is vigorous with long fruiting laterals which benefit from a support system. Cascade Delight is slightly spined with most of the spines located on the basal portions of the cane.

The variety is susceptible to the Large Raspberry Aphid and to Raspberry Bushy Dwarf Virus. American trials have shown field resistance to Raspberry Root Rot and this has been supported by the observations of growers in the UK over the last four seasons.

Approved Health

Standard Cane: £620 per thousand
Spring Potted Plants: £690 per thousand
Long Cane 1.2m+: £855 per thousand
Root: £17 per kg

Season Main
Rating Fully recommended
Planting Distances - Intra-row spacing 60cm / 24ins
Planting Distances - Row Width 2.7/3m or 9/10ft
Planting Distances - Plants per Acre 2200/2400
Planting Distances - Plants per hectare 5500/6200
Canes - Standard YES
Canes - Long YES
Potted Plants (60 Cell Modules) YES
Graded Roots YES

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