Nantahala Raspberries produce two crops of large berries that are more firm, sweeter, and juicier than many other Raspberry cultivars. This late season primocane raspberry variety grows berry crops in both summer and fall. Nantahala Raspberry Plants are suited for growing in USDA Zones 6 to 10. They can take high temperatures and are self-pollinating so they do not need a pollinator to make fruit. Nantahala Raspberry plants grow well in acidic soil that is rich in organic matter and well drained. The Nantahala Raspberry is considered one of the finest raspberries available and the berries are excellent eating quality.
Nantahala Raspberry Plants like ample water but not soil that remains soggy. The plants bloom and make the most fruit in full sun or partial shade. Mature Nantahala Raspberries reach heights of four to six feet, and should be spaced three feet apart. Nantahala Raspberry Plants will begin to make two crops per year after their second or third year in the ground. The delicious Nantahala Raspberry is a superior fruit in size, taste, and texture. Add a few to your edible garden and enjoy growing this exceptional fruit.