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Growing Raspberries

Discussion in 'Other Plants' started by Paul Blackburn, Jun 7, 2018.

  1. Paul Blackburn

    Paul Blackburn Gardener

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    In April I bought a bunch of five raspberry canes as there were several areas in my raspberry plot which for some reason there was nothing growing.Only two of those canes germinated.When I bought them at the garden center the assistant said keep the receipts.I went back last week and was given five replacement canes which I have planted.My question is do I now prune them or leave them.They are a autumn fruiting variety.
     
  2. JWK

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    Are the replacement ones in growth in pots or bare rooted?
     
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    Verdun Passionate gardener

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    Paul, an important factor....do you have alkaline soil? Raspberries tend to not like too much lime. Maybe why your canes did not thrive???:noidea:
     
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    Imho leave them,plant, keep moist,a little ericaceous feed wont hurt.
     
  5. Paul Blackburn

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    they are bare rooted and were tied together so I separated them and planted them but have not cut them down.There are other raspberries growing in that area.
     
  6. Paul Blackburn

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    Forgot to say I keep them well watered
     
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    I would not prune and keep watering.
     

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