- Season: Mid to late autumn season
- Main characteristic/s: Large fruit. Sweet. Easy to pick.
- Breeder: James Hutton Limited
Characteristics of Skye (RBC16P4 )
- Mid to late autumn season
- Early summer crop on long cane
- Large fruit
- Sweet flavour
- Excellent fruit quality
- Easy to pick
Large fruit of excellent quality with sweet flavour and low acidity. Glossy fruit can be picked easily at the pink stage for a long shelf life.
High yield potential in both autumn and summer crops.
Produces vigorous, straight long canes, making RBC16P4 an excellent double cropping variety.
RBC16P4 is resistant to the main biotypes of the large raspberry aphid (Amphorophora idaei). Shows less susceptibility to two-spotted spider mite (Tetranychus urticae) in trials.
RBC16P4 (Skye) is protected under Community (EU) Plant Variety Rights Application No: 2019/2567. The propagation and sale of plants, or parts of plants, of RBC16P4 without a licence is prohibited.