Willamette is a red floricane raspberry variety not recently introduced. This CV has very early ripening time, so it could be sensitive to late spring frosts. It produces dark, medium raspberries; due to this it is preferred for the processing industry. It is suitable for both hand and machine picking for processing.
Tree: Vigorous creeping canes, upright growing. Late frost sensitive.
Editor: Unpatented.
Maturation: Early ripening time: the first raspberry in the calendar.
Fruit: Medium size fruit, slightely elongated, medium firmness. Willamette has this dark color as its characteristic, which made it more used in the processing market.
Taste: Good taste, very colored flesh.