Rubus subgenus Rubus fruticosus 'Waldo'
Originated from a cross of Austin Thornless x Unknown
Variety denomination - 'Waldo'
Plants are thornless
Bushes have trailing canes
Fruit weight is 6 g
Berries have a oblong shape
Fruiting habit - floricane fruiting (summer-bearing)
Flowering on floricanes starts in the first week of June
Ripening date (regular) - second week of July
Productivity is 10000 kg from ha
Soluble solids - 14.8%
Acidity - 1.9%
Cold hardiness is good
Heat tolerance is low
Country of origin - United States
Current status - obsolete or rarely used
Bushes are not vigorous, they are very compact. Average berry weight is about 6 g, average yield is about 10 t/ha. Waldo is middle-ripening variety, first fruit ripen at the beginning of July. Fruits doesn't have moderate tolerance to summer sun heat. Color of berries is black. Berry taste and flavor vary from weather and cultivation technics.
2. Give enough spacing between plants, Waldo will reach a height of 2 m and a spread of 3 m after 2-5 years;
3. Use sun shelters.