An early thornless variety. Waldo is a heavy cropper of firm, attractive fruit with a glossy appearance. The berries are extremely large and have an exceptional flavour. Growth is compact so a good choice if space is at a premium, and can even be grown self-supporting as a bush. Ideal for planting against a wall or fence or growing in a container. Performs best when planted in sun or partial shade. Highly recommended.
Plant Type: Plants/Soft Fruit
Hardiness: H5: Hardy - Cold Winter (-15C to -10C)
Plant Height & Spread (at maturity): W 1.8m (at maturity)
Pot Size: 3L
Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: White
Fragrant Flower: No
Aromatic Foliage: No
RHS Award of Garden Merit: No
RHS Plants for Pollinators: Yes
Foliage Type: Deciduous
Soil Type: Loam
Soil Drainage: Well Drained
Light Exposure: Full Sun
Planting Style: Flower Beds & Borders
Season of Interest: Summer
Flowering (from - to): March, August
Sowing / Planting (from - to): year round
Typically Available (from - to): year round
To encourage vigorous new growth and help establishment, cut all stems back to 30cm (1ft) above ground at planting time. To prune thereafter each winter, just cut out the dead canes that fruited the previous season and train in the new, tying them onto support wires from where they will product their fruiting spurs the following season. Mulch yearly with well rotted compost or manure to retain moisture and suppress weeds. Water well in dry periods, and apply a growmore type fertiliser in the spring.
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