Gardening Express introduces patio raspberry with its own website

Gardening Express has launched a patio raspberry - Raspberry 'Groovy' - which has its own website and hashtag and grows to one metre tall.

Plantipp manages the variety, and online retailer Gardening Express, whch recently opened its own garden centre in Essex, bought the whole crop and made an exclusivity agreement with the propagators.

The website is www.groovyraspberry.co.uk and hashtag on social media, #GroovyRaspberry.

Raspberry Groovy is a golden leaved primo-cane - fruits on first year growth, with no thorns and is hardy to as low as -20c.

Gardening Express owner Chris Bonnett said: "People that have never even considered growing their own fruit as they only grow flowers and ornamental plants can with this variety thanks to its decorative appearance."

 


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