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Malling™ Bella

Ripening period

A mid-season primocane variety, well-adopted to the climate of Poland and Northern Europe.

 

Fruit quality

Malling™ Bella has very attractive, mid-red, firm berries, with excellent flavour and post-harvest shelf life.

It has large fruits of the average weight of 7 g, which maintain good size throughout the season.

 

Development and plant habit

Malling™ Bella is a high-yield variety with vigorous upright growing canes and well-displayed fruit, which allows quick picking.

The variety is suitable for double cropping and high-quality long cane production in a nursery and in the field.

 

Resistance to diseases

No disease resistance tests have been carried out so far. However, no problems have been reported at experimental facilities or plant nurseries.

 

*Malling™ Bella is a protected and licenced variety from the East Malling Rubus Breeding Consortium (EMRBC), NIAB. Therefore, it’s not possible to propagate it, offer it or prepare it for sale or sell it without a licence from the variety owner NIAB.

*We recommend this variety for raspberry plantations for the dessert markets in Poland and abroad, where it has already been recognised by the leading chains for several years. *Long cane and plug format seedlings available spring 2023.

Glen Ample

Ripening period

A mid-season floricane variety, well-adopted to the climate of Poland and Northern Europe.

 

Yield

Trials at the James Hutton Institute in Scotland show 7-10 t/ha. The harvest spreads over time.

 

Fruit quality

Large berries (4-6g), light red colour, sweet, aromatic.

They should be harvested when pink to obtain colour and firmness suitable for storage.

Berries are well-displayed on the plant, so they can be picked quickly and easily.

 

Development and plant habit

Produces high and upright, spinefree, long-canes at a nursery and in the field

 

Resistance to diseases

High resistance of the plants and fruits to pests and diseases, especially to raspberry aphids (Amphorophora idaei).

This variety is susceptible to raspberry root rot (Phytophthora spp.).

 

*Glen Ample was created at the James Hutton Institute in Scotland and is a variety protected by a Community plant variety right. It is therefore impossible to propagate it, offer it or prepare it for sale or sell it without a licence from the variety owner James Hutton Limited.

*We recommend this variety for both fresh and processing markets, and is suitable for harvesting by machine.

*Long cane and plug format seedlings available spring 2023.

Aurora

AURORA – variety from G-Berries

A medium-late primocane variety suitable for long cane production in the field and double cropping.

It produces thin and long canes with little thorns and medium-size side shoots.

High yielding, mainly during the first, late summer harvest (15 days after Enrosadira).

Suitable for production in climates with medium high number of chilling hours.

Berries are large, conical, pink-red, tasty, aromatic and of exceptional shelf life.

 

*We recommend this variety for fresh, processing and amateur markets.

*Plugs will be available in Spring 2023.

Loch Ness

Ripening period

Loch Ness is an early-mid season variety with an excellent yield potential.

 

Development and plant habit

Semi-erect habit, thornless, high-yielding.

 

Fruit quality

Pleasant flavour, firm pulp when ripe, conical shape, intense dark colour.

They have a good flavour reminiscent of wild blackberry.

Size – medium-large.

 

*We recommend this variety for fruit production for sale to fresh market and processing.

*Long cane and plug format available spring 2023.

Dorotea

DOROTEA – variety from G-Berries

A late primocane variety suitable for long cane production in the field.

It produces thin and long sprouts with little thorns and medium-size side shoots. It regularly gives high yields, mainly during the first, late summer harvest (10 days after Enrosadira).

The fruits are large, firm, with a moderately conical shape, very tasty and of exceptional shelf life.

 

*We recommend this variety for the dessert, processing and amateur markets.

*Plug format available spring 2023.

Halley

HALLEY – variety from G-Berries

A new, early primocane variety, which ripens 5 days after Enrosadira.

Suitable for double harvesting and intense production systems in the Southern and Northern parts of Europe.

Thornless and produces thick, medium-size side shoots. High yielding. Well displayed fruit enables fast picking. Berries are medium-large, conical, firm, pink-red, tasty and aromatic.

 

*We recommend this variety for fresh, processing and amateur markets.

*Plugs will be available in Spring 2023.