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07/03/2013 at 23:53
pippa do know any dual season variety that produce in summer and fall
08/03/2013 at 00:06
There are varieties that produce raspberries over a long period but summer and autumn plants are different in way fruit is produced
08/03/2013 at 06:21

Autumn fruiting raspberries will produce fruit in the early summer on old wood and then in autumn on new wood, but allowing them to fruit on the old wood rather than cutting it down will compromise the total yield.

08/03/2013 at 06:41
Any cranachan lovers here, a Scottish favorite and tastes fantastic, one way to put your raspberries to excellent use anyway.
08/03/2013 at 06:46

I certainly enjoy cranachan   That's an illustrious surname you bear Jean.

08/03/2013 at 09:33

I have some raspberries, I think they're autumn fruiting ones but cannot remember fully when they fruited. They were newly planted last year and did grow some fruit so I had assumed they must be autumn fruiting. But I do now that summer ones grow on existing canes, I have some canes at the moment with buds on, so I'm confused totally. If I keep an eye on them this year, what months should the fruit come for summer and autumn varieties?

14/03/2013 at 20:44
My all time fave raspberry has to be Joan J, starts fruiting from late summer through to autumn and doesnt stop until the first frost hits, produces large tast fruits, for some reason not much of the crop seems to reach the kitchen, funny that
18/03/2013 at 16:37

I did not do well with aspberries last so as i had both types I've added new ones & cut all to the bottom 

18/03/2013 at 17:14
If you have summer fruiting raspberries, they fruit on last years stems, if these have been cut back this year you may not get any raspberries from those plants again. Autumn fruiting are fine to cut back every spring as they fruit on new wood (this years growth).
24/03/2013 at 17:44
Does anyone know of a supplier who will sell bare rooted/potted raspberries in a mixed lot of varieties? Most I've come across have a batch of 6 to 10 of a single variety and I've not got the space for that. I'm looking for 6 to 8 canes of a broad season and including a gold one. thanks for help
24/03/2013 at 18:25

I found packs of 3 canes, one each of Glen Lyon, Glen Ample and Autumn Bliss at my local Wilkinsons a few months ago.

07/04/2013 at 23:36

RE: Bob the gardener: I've just done a quick search for you and this company, who I have personaly ordered from and bought "Autumn Treasure" rapsberry canes from last the autumn, do a mixed selection which looks like just what you are wanting!

Here's the link

07/04/2013 at 23:50

I think you need a long summer for autumn raspberries to fruit twice successfully. Mine do, but I live in Dordogne. But some varieties don't do well here because it can be too hot. I grow one called "September". They tend to march around the veg garden and not stay where I planted them.

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