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'Pruning Raspberry Canes'

Raspberries | Pruning | Gardening Information

Raspberries - Pruning Commonly asked question(s): - How do I prune raspberry canes? - When should I prune my autumn fruiting raspberries? How do I prune raspberry canes? You need to treat the summer ones slightly differently to the autumn ones. Prune all of your autumn fruiting raspberry canes to…

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…flavour of sun warmed raspberries picked fresh from your own plants. And because autumn fruiting varieties require different pruning techniques to their summer fruiting cousins, there's a raspberry plant to suit every garden, large or small. You can even try growing raspberry canes in containers on…

How To Grow Raspberries

…* Pruning autumn-fruiting raspberries these are the simplest to prune. In late winter (February) prune all the canes to ground level before growth commences. The plants will fruit on new growth. * Pruning summer-fruiting raspberries these produce fruit on one year old canes. In autumn cut all canes

Thompson & Morgan Facebook Question and Answer Session 2nd November 2012

…still unsure then you can always prune all of your raspberry canes back to 7cm (3") above ground level in February. Don't worry about getting it wrong. The worst that can happen is that you will miss out on next years crop from any summer fruiting canes. It may even do them some good, particularly…

Thompson & Morgan Facebook Question and Answer Session 27th January 2012

…have more lax, sprawling growth. If you have trained some of your raspberries onto a post and wire framework in the past, then these are likely to be the summer fruiting ones. If all else fails, you can prune all of your raspberry canes back to 7cm (3") above ground level in February. This does, of…

What to do in the garden in February

raspberry canes that have grown beyond the top of their supports; cut just above a bud. * • Continue to plant raspberry canes for the coming summer. * • Prune apple trees and pear trees whilst they're still dormant. Leave plum trees, cherry trees and apricots until the summer as pruning

Facebook questions Jan 7th

…It sounds like you have a variety of autumn-fruiting raspberry. The pruning you've carried out is correct for summer-fruiting raspberries. For autumn fruiting raspberries, cut all your raspberry canes to ground level in February. The new canes produced will then bear fruit this coming autumn.

Fruit Growing Guide

…of up to 6 weeks. Once established each cane will produce up to 1.5 kgs (3.3 lbs) of fruit. We supply carefully selected, hand graded bare root canes. After planting cut back the canes, if necessary, to 30cm (12in) to encourage basal shoots. Raspberries have a shallow root system so carefully spread…

Thompson & Morgan Facebook Question and Answer Session 13th May 2011

…the base of your raspberry canes and mulch around them with well-rotted manure or compost (take care not to mound the compost up against the canes). Alternatively if your raspberry leaves are yellow with green veins this may indicate an iron or manganese deficiency. Raspberries prefer a neutral or…

What to do in the garden in March

…now in a sunny, sheltered spot. * • Continue to plant raspberry canes. * • Cut autumn-fruiting raspberry canes to the ground to stimulate new canes, which will fruit in the autumn. Cut the tips of summer-fruiting raspberry canes that have grown beyond the top of their supports; cut just…

What to do in the garden in December

…female winter moths climbing the trunks and laying their eggs in the branches. * • If you'd like to grow your own delicious raspberries next year, plant raspberry canes now whilst they are dormant. * • If your strawberry plants are over 3 years old, order some new strawberry runners to…

What to do in the garden in November

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What to do in the garden in January

…• Begin pruning your apple trees and pear trees if you haven't done so already - this is best done whilst they are dormant. * • Leave plums, cherries and apricots unpruned until the summer as pruning these fruit trees now will make them susceptible to silver leaf infections. * • Prune

What to do in the garden in August

…risk of pests and diseases. * • Prune the fruited stems of your blackcurrant bushes after harvesting. * • Cut back the fruited canes of your summer raspberries, leaving the new green canes for next year’s crop. Tie in next year's raspberry canes to support wires or fencing. In the…

Thompson & Morgan Facebook Question and Answer Session 19th October 2012

…a hot summer. The advantage of having Autumn fruiting raspberries is that this type of cane can be cut back to ground level in February each year, thus breaking the lifecycle of the bug which overwinters on dormant canes. Burning the prunings should be sufficient to control the problem. I would…

Thompson & Morgan Facebook Question and Answer Session 18th October 2013

…allotment. Name: Lesley Gilbert Question: Hi my raspberry cane area on my allotment is heavily overgrown with tough grass and weeds. Is it best to dig up and transplant my canes to tackle this problem? Thank you Answer: Hi Lesley, digging up your raspberry plants would certainly be the quickest way…

What to do in the garden in September

…conditions to infect the plants. * • If you haven't already, cut back the fruited canes of your summer raspberries, leaving the new green canes for next year’s crop. Tie in next year's raspberry canes to support wires or fencing. * • Take hardwood cuttings to increase your stock of…

What to do in the garden in October

…In the fruit garden * • If you haven't done so already, cut back the fruited canes of your summer fruiting raspberries, leaving the new green canes for next year’s crop. Tie in next year's raspberry canes to support wires or fencing. * • Move citrus trees indoors to a bright, frost…

How to grow fuchsias

…from frost damage, regardless of how hardy the variety is. Training and pruning fuchsias Upright / Bush fuchsias Bush Fuchsias are best pruned in spring. Cut back the stems to a permanent low framework. Climbing fuchsias Prune out the oldest stems in spring when the fresh buds begin to break, and…

Facebook questions Jan 13th 2012

…effects on your bunnies and you can use them in your kitchen too. For shrubs try roses - rabbits love the taste of the petals. Blackberry and raspberry canes are also a popular choice with bunnies and harmless to dogs. Just plant them at the back of the border where your children won’t get…

What to do in the garden in July

…five leaves. * • Prune your plum, apricot, peach and cherry trees now. Pruning these species in the summer reduces the risk of these trees getting silver leaf disease. * • If you've trained your apples and pears as cordons, fans or espaliers, give them their summer prune now to maintain a…

Facebook Question and Answer Session 27.06.14

…allotment only to discover most of my raspberry crop covered in grey mould. I understand that better ventilation around the plants might help next time, but is there anything I can do to save any of this year's crops please? Also am I safe to leave the existing canes in for next year or should I…

What to do in the garden in April

…patio dwarf fruit trees with fresh compost and a slow-release fertiliser * • Apply a slow-release fertiliser around the base of your raspberry canes, fruit bushes and fruit trees to encourage good crops this season. * • Try hand-pollinating your peaches and nectarines with a soft-bristled…