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Raspberry selection 9059D-2
Funded by the Scottish Raspberry Breeding Consortium
7826C1 x 8627RE7
9059D-2 is an early season selection and begins picking 4-6 days before Glen Ample and fruits into mid-August at SCRI.
Primocane has low to moderate vigour. Canes are spine-free and upright. Fruit is displayed well for picking on strong laterals.
The fruit are large and firm, very bright, relatively pale in colour and have a strong sweet flavour. 9059D-2 is not suitable for machine harvesting but presents itself well in a punnet and may be suitable for the fresh market.
5.7 g / Brix %: 14.1
Yield: 6.9 T/Ha (Average yield data from trials at SCRI over five years from machine harvested plots (figures are extrapolated from a 20m row).
Pest and Disease Tolerance:
Carries gene A1, now susceptible to the most common strain of aphid virus vector Amphorophora idaei
(strains 2 and X). Susceptible to Raspberry bushy dwarf virus.