Raspberry Plants
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How do i know for sure what raspberry type I have……summer or fall bearing?

Zone Marquez 77865. Zone 8 i think | jannesspayne added on July 21, 2018 | Answered

I think I have summer bearing, can I cut them back after summer harvesting and then again in spring before blooming?

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BushDoctor
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Answered on July 23, 2018

If you started noticing small fruit in spring, and they are ready to eat by early to mid summer, then they will be summer bearing. If they take until mid fall to ripen then they will be considered fall bearing.

This article will help: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/fruits/raspberry/prune-summer-raspberry-bushes.htm

If it turns out to be a fall bearing type, then this article will help: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/fruits/raspberry/fall-bearing-raspberry-pruning.htm

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