Himbo-Top® is a
registered trademark of Promo-Fruit Ltd under which Promo-Fruit Ltd
promotes, markets and licences plants and fruits of the raspberry
Extremely large fruit in comparison with other primocane varieties (6 – 8g).
The fruit is firm, bright light red and does not darken. The berries
are easy to pick.
Harvesting commences in the lower region of Switzerland around the
first week in August, approximately 6 to 8 days after Autumn Bliss.
The picking period for ‘Rafzaqu’ lasts between 6 and 8 weeks, under tunnels until the
end of October.
Canes are very
strong growing. Due to the heavy cropping potential, the variety
needs support. Recommended planting distances are 40 to 50 cm between
plants and 250 to 300cm between rows. Due to the vigour of the plant,
growers should be cautious with their feeding regime.
Similar resistance to raspberry root rot (Phytophthora fragariae
var. rubi) as Autumn Bliss.