Raspberry Selection Chart

Raspberries 

Fruits Variety Berry Size  Flavor Firmness Winter
Hardiness
Zones
Early
Season
 
Prelude Med/Large Excellent Moderate Excellent 4-8
Boyne Medium Excellent Moderate Excellent 3-7
Early
Mid Season
 
Killarney Medium Good Firm Excellent 4-7
Tula Magic®* Large Good Firm Good 5-7
Mid
Season
 
Latham Medium Good Moderate Excellent 3-8
Nova Med/Large Good Firm Excellent 3-8
Cowichan Large Excellent Firm Good 5-7
Late
Mid Season
 
Encore* Large Good Firm Excellent 4-7
Late Season Royalty Purple Large Good Moderate Good 4-8
Yellow  Double Gold* Large Excellent Firm Excellent 5-7
Anne Large Excellent Firm Excellent 4-7
Primocane/
Fall Bearing
Red Raspberries
Polana* Med/Large Good Firm Excellent 3-8
Joan J* Large Good Firm Good 4-8
Polka* Large Good Very Good 4-8
Himbo Top®* Very Large Good Firm  Good  4-8 
BP-1* Large Excellent Firm Good  4-8 
Caroline Med/Large Excellent Moderate Excellent  4-7 
Heritage Med/Large Good Firm Excellent 4-8
Josephine* Very Large Excellent Firm Fair 5-7

 

 

 

 

 

   

Black Raspberries 

Fruits Variety Berry Size  Flavor Firmness Winter
Hardiness
Zones
Early Season  Bristol Medium Excellent Firm Good 5-8
Mid Season  Jewel Large Good Firm Good 5-8
Late Season  Mac Black  Large Good Firm Good 5-8


Primocane/
Fall Bearing

Niwot* Med/Small Good Moderate Good 5-8