Sep 06, Adding a generous layer of mulch will help to prevent weed growth and keep the plants hydrated. Some gardeners also recommend adding lime in the fall. Prepare for Next Year's Raspberries. Fertilize, support and water. Fertilize your raspberry plants in Estimated Reading Time: 3 mins.
Pruning Raspberry Bushes First Year Pruning: To have 2 crops, first-year canes (primocanes) should be left unpruned. For only a fall crop, mow all the canes down to 2"-3" after the fall harvest during late fall or late shrublop.buzzg: Alexandria VA. Jul 27, Red Raspberry Bush Pruning. Summer-bearing – Remove all weak canes to the ground in early spring. Leave 10 to 12 of the healthiest canes, about ¼ inches ( cm.) in diameter, with 6 inch (15 cm.) spacing.
Tip prune any that may have suffered cold damage. Following summer harvest, prune off the old fruiting canes to the shrublop.buzzg: Alexandria VA. Keep the area around the base of raspberry plants free of weeds to prevent them having to compete for water and nutrients.
Keeping the area weeded will also reduce the potential for insect and disease problems. Remove weeds early and often. A layer of mulch will help control shrublop.buzzg: Alexandria VA. Jan 04, How to Dig Up and Transplant Raspberry Shoots. Prepare the new bed with native soil and a good amount of well composted manure. Dig through it thoroughly so the soil is light and airy. Transplant the pulled shoots directly into this bed.
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