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Q.When Do You Prune Blackberry And Blueberry Bushes?

Zone zone 8b | blessed44 added on February 6, 2020 | Answered

I have the thornless blackberry variety.

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Answered on February 7, 2020

Most blackberries will be pruned twice per year. The large pruning will be done during late summer to winter, or as the growth slows down for the year. The smaller tip pruning will be done in Spring to mid flowering, to promote better fruiting.

This article will help: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/fruits/blackberries/blackberry-pruning.htm

Blueberries are best pruned during dormancy, or early Spring at the very latest.

This article will help: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/fruits/blueberries/blueberry-plant-pruning.htm

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