Jul 27, Black or Purple Raspberry Bush Pruning. Remove fruiting canes after harvest. Tip prune new shoots in early spring 3 to 4 inches ( cm.) to encourage branching. Top these canes again 3 to 4 inches ( cm.) in summer.
Then after harvest, remove all dead canes and those smaller than ½ inches (1 cm.) in diameter. Cut back one-crop, summer-bearing raspberry canes as soon as the harvest is over. Cut these just harvested canes down to the ground. Do not prune back new canes that have emerged during the summer.
After the old, fruit-bearing canes have been cut back, train the new canes to a post or to one or two horizontal stumplop.buzzted Reading Time: 3 mins. Dec 01, In the first year of growth, leave the black raspberries alone.
Do not prune them. In their second year, it’s time to start cutting back black raspberries. You will likely get a small harvest of berries in the late spring or early summer. After the plants quit fruiting, you will begin pruning the black raspberry stumplop.buzzted Reading Time: 3 mins.
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 stumplop.buzzted 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 stumplop.buzzted Reading Time: 6 mins.
Mar 25, Raspberries of both summer and fall bearing varieties should be pruned in the winter. This is because the berry canes are fully dormant during this time, so any pruning will stimulate growth, rather than damaging the current growth pattern. Raspberries can be pruned any time between November and stumplop.buzz: K.