Nancy Gennette Aug 27,
With the exception of fruit color, the growth and fruiting characteristics of yellow raspberries are identical to red raspberries. All raspberries should be pruned in March or early April. Late winter/early spring pruning procedures for the different types of raspberries are outlined below. Jul 27, Pruning raspberry bushes improves their overall health and vigor.
In addition, when you prune raspberry plants, it helps increase fruit production. Since raspberries grow only foliage the first season (year) and flowers and fruit the next (second year), removing dead canes can make it easier to obtain a maximum yield and berry size. Jan 31, Pruning at this time will help to ensure that the plants have had time, over the dormant winter months, to store plenty of carbohydrates in their root systems.
When pruning these raspberry varieties, you have two choices. You can either: Cut all canes off at ground stumpmulching.barted Reading Time: 9 mins. Oct 12, Raspberries are generally pruned at two times of the year: in late winter or early spring and during the summer growing season for maintenance.
1 . Blackberries are also pruned at two times of the year: in the early spring when they are"tip-pruned" and in the late summer for a general stumpmulching.barted Reading Time: 6 mins. Jul 02, To protect raspberry plants during the winter, select only hardy plants appropriate for the zone.
Then, depending on the winter weather, raspberry bushes may also need to be pruned, cut back, mulched, protected from wind, or completely covered. This will Estimated Reading Time: 8 mins. Jul 02,"Wait until early spring to tip-prune raspberries, because until then you do not know the extent of winter injury to the canes." At the time I wrote this, I had not yet met black raspberries (Rubus occidentalis) or the purple strains created by crossing them with red raspberries (for example, the ‘Royalty’ and ‘Brandywine’ varieties).
Mow canes for fall bearing raspberries.
Prune annually. Raspberries will start producing fruit a year after planting. Rabbits love to eat the canes in winter.
A chicken wire fence will help prevent rabbit damage.