How Do You Get Old Raspberry Plants To Bear Fruit?

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How Do You Get Old Raspberry Plants To Bear Fruit?

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You just need to restore the health of the plant so that it can bear fruit. Buy at the garden store like gardenology¬†fertilizers and necessary tools. Clean the old plant and give it good access to water in good soil. After a while, its roots should go deeper into the ground and the plant’s health will be restored

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Getting overgrown or old raspberry plants to start producing raspberries again is fairly easy. Once they have a rejuvenation pruning and are fertilized, the plants should produce raspberries that year. Prune raspberry canes twice a year: after harvest (summer or fall) and again in spring. Doing this will keep your raspberry patch tidy and productive. Prune to rejuvenate overgrown raspberries in early to mid-spring just as their buds begin to swell (leaf out). Remove all weak, broken, diseased, and insect-damaged canes. Select five or six of the sturdiest raspberry canes. These will bear fruit this year. Cut all other canes down to the ground. Shorten the remaining canes to chest height (4 to 5 feet from the ground). Spread 1 to 2 inches of compost around the base of the raspberry plants or use a 10-10-10 commercial fertilizer applying according to package instructions. Spread 2 to 3 inches of straw or other organic mulch around the raspberry plants. Cut the canes that produced raspberr

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