What's your question? Ask

Hyacinth Plant

Q.my red raspberries did not bear fruit this summer, why?

svahist added on September 18, 2012 | Answered

I don’t have the everbearing type. Last year I had a good crop. This year I didn’t have but a few berries. Why?

A.Answers to this queston: Add Answer
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
Answered on September 19, 2012

This has been a difficult growing season for gardeners. If you are getting flowers with no fruit, this is typically a pollination issue. These articles may help: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/garden-how-to/beneficial/insect-pollination-process.htm

If you are not seeing any flowers, then it is likely due to a lack of phosphorus in the soil. This can be remedied by using a phosphorus rich fertilizer or adding bone meal to the soil around your plants.

Was this answer useful?

Log in or sign up to help answer this question.

Did you find this helpful? Share it with your friends!

You must be logged into your account to answer a question.

If you don't have an account sign up for an account now.

Looking for more?
here are more questions about...
Hyacinth Plant
Join Us - Sign up to get all the latest gardening tips!

Do you know a lot about gardening?
Become a GKH Gardening Expert