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Cheapest place for raspberry canes?

Anyone have a recommendation for somewhere cheap to buy raspberry canes? We've just seen them at the local nursery 3 for £7 in a pot - seemed expensive to me, going on past years when I've bought them.


  • lily117
    lily117 Posts: 610 Forumite
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    Lidl will have them on Thursday for £1.49.
  • McKneff
    McKneff Posts: 38,831 Forumite
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    Lidl sounds a brilliant price, failing that Wilkinsons sell them too.
    make the most of it, we are only here for the weekend.
    and we will never, ever return.
  • Mrs_Money
    Mrs_Money Posts: 1,602 Forumite
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    lily117 wrote: »
    Lidl will have them on Thursday for £1.49.
    Thanks! I'll check them out.
  • Plantie
    Plantie Posts: 11 Forumite
    We got a raspberry and a blueberry bush from one of the 99p/£1 stores. The blueberry one did terribly but the raspberry one gave us lots of fruit and i plan on getting a couple more this year :-)
  • Sambucus_Nigra
    This time of year your local allotmenteers will be digging them out and composting them - they spring up everywhere. We dug out 15 last weekend. So if you are really moneysaving, ask on freecycle if any allotmenteers have any that need digging out, then take a space and go get them!
    If you haven't got it - please don't flaunt it. TIA.
  • flipper_72
    Poundland have them, i got 2 last year and forgot to plant them, trying again this year - planted today.
  • Rummer
    Rummer Posts: 6,550 Forumite
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    My raspberries are all from the pound shop or poundland and they grow fantastically well and have always given us a great yield!
    Taking responsibility one penny at a time!
  • radiohelen
    Just a word of warning. My mum bought aldi raspberries and they came up year in year out and never once produced a raspberry worth the name. Lots of odd single blobs but not a berry in sight. I'll be going to get a blueberry bush at Lidl on Thursday though!
    Well behaved women rarely make history.
  • CandyB101_2
    CandyB101_2 Posts: 1,221 Forumite
    edited 26 February 2012 at 10:11PM
    I bought 2 pots of rasberries from Homebase today, £4.98 each or 3 for £12, turned out there are 3 in each pot so I now have 6 plants!!! (along with a thornless blackberry bush :-) )

    (they were selling the same rasberries inside, in cardboard tubes ... but these were ones that were in pots outside)
    A creative mess is better than tidy idleness :D
  • poppysarah
    poppysarah Posts: 11,522 Forumite
    My poundshop raspberries have done well for the last couple of years. They are so sweet and delicious. They make excellent jam.
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