Harvest: Mid–Season Bearer.
Fruit: Large, plump yet firm, shiny black berries that are not seedy. Delicious, sweet flavor.
Facts of note: Excellent for jam, jellies and preserves. Munger has stout canes that appear to be more resistant to Fungal Diseases than other raspberry varieties. Munger is the leading variety in the Pacific Northwest, Commercially and in the home garden. Very hardy. Developed in Ohio.
Cane berries prefer a deep, well–drained, fertile soil and typically bear fruit on 2–year old wood with everbearers producing on first–year wood. They thrive in most soil types. Cane berries are versatile and hardy in the coldest climates where other fruits fail. Plant late winter to early spring. Space 2’–3’ in a row with 8’–10’ between rows.