Also of interest: How to Grow Raspberries.
Fall-bearing red raspberries can be pruned two different ways in March or early April. One pruning option is to prune out all weak, diseased, and damaged canes at ground level. Leave the largest, most vigorous canes. Cut back the tips of the canes that remain. Jan 31, Prune summer fruiting raspberries in the late summer or fall, after the berries have been harvested. Since these canes bear berries on second year growth, the aim is to prune out only those canes which have fruited this year (floricanes).
You will leave this season’s canes (primocanes) in stumplopping.barted Reading Time: 9 mins. Fall-Bearing Red Raspberries (One Crop System) Prune all canes back to ground level in March or early April. While the plants won't produce a summer crop, the late summer/early fall crop should mature one to two weeks earlier. Also, total crop yield is typically larger utilizing the one-crop system versus the two-crop system.
How you prune a raspberry plant depends upon when the plant bears fruit- once a year or twice a year. Raspberries can be divided into two types by when they bear fruit: (1) one-crop, summer-bearing raspberries also called standard raspberries and (2) two-crop, summer and fall bearing raspberries, also called ever-bearing stumplopping.barted Reading Time: 3 mins.
Oct 12, Pruning Blackberries Prune Fruit-Bearing Canes In the fall, prune all canes that bore fruit shortly after harvesting your blackberries. Thin the Canes In the early spring, thin the canes to about five to seven per plant.
Prune Side Branches Also in the spring, prune back side branches on the Estimated Reading Time: 6 mins. Dec 01, How to Prune Black Raspberries. So, the first time you prune will be in the early fall. Wear long pants and sleeves, gloves and sturdy shoes to avoid getting stabbed by thorns. Using sharp pruning shears, cut the canes so they are at consistent heights of between inches ( cm.).Estimated Reading Time: 3 mins.