Lewis (RBC16P5)

  • Season: Early Season
  • Main characteristic/s: Very large fruit. Sweet. Easy to pick.
  • Breeder: James Hutton Limited
Characteristics of Lewis (RBC16P5)
  • Early season
  • Very large fruit
  • Sweet ‘vanilla’ flavour
  • Excellent fruit quality
  • Easy to pick
Cropping Season
In Scotland RBC16P5 starts cropping in late summer, similar to Imara.

Fruit Quality
Very large fruit which picks very easily and fills punnets quickly. Fruit has excellent quality with sweet, aromatic ‘vanilla’ notes and maintains uniformity after cold storage.

Fruit Yield
Very good yield potential over a long autumn season, producing similar yields to Imara and Kweli in trials.

Plant Characteristics
Plant has an upright habit with moderate vigour, making canes easy to manage.

Disease Resistance
RBC16P5 is resistant to the main biotypes of the large raspberry aphid (Amphorophora idaei).

Plant Supply
RBC16P5 (Lewis) is protected under Community (EU) Plant Variety Rights Application No: 2019/2568. The propagation and sale of plants, or parts of plants, of RBC16P5 without a licence is prohibited.