Raspberries are packed with fiber, vitamins, and minerals. Rich in antioxidants, phytochemicals, and flavonoids known to fight aging, cancer, and other diseases, this Super Fruit is a must have in your diet. Low on the Glycemic Index, a serving of Raspberries provides more than ½ of your daily requirement of vitamin C and is only 65 calories! It’s hard to believe raspberries are such a sweet and delicious treat!
Raspberry bushes are easy to grow. Just choose an appropriate site with plenty of sun and well-drained, moist soil. Fertilize with a balanced, slow release fertilizer in spring for best results. There is no need to prune this compact raspberry.
The Raspberry Shortcake is a hardy raspberry plant that grows well in containers. This small shrub is pest and disease resistant and easy to grow. You won’t have to worry about pricking your fingers with the Raspberry Shortcake bush; it is a thornless variety. Sweet and tasty with a slight hint of vanilla, this berry is a dessert by itself!