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Q.Pruning of Blackberry and Blueberry Plants

jimrieff added on March 22, 2011 | Answered

I have two blueberries and two blackberry plants – planted last year (bare root). The blueberries are about 18″ tall, whereas the blackberries are 4 -6 feet tall. Should they be pruned, and if so, how and when? I have raspberries also – planted three and have several suckers. I was going to prune these by cutting all of them to the ground in early spring – correct?
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Answered on March 23, 2011

Since these are new plantings, you may want to wait another year before pruning, but you can do a little. Here is more information:

This article will help you with pruning blackberries:

This article will help you with pruning the raspberries:

And this one will help you with blueberries:

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