Do I need to cut down summer-fruiting raspberry canes?

Kate Bradbury explains why cutting down summer-fruiting raspberry canes after they have finished fruiting is important, and how to do it.

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Aug, Sep

Overview

Summer-fruiting raspberries are laden with delicious fruits in summer. To ensure a good crop next year, you need to cut down the fruited canes afterwards. In this video guide, Kate Bradbury explains which canes to cut, and when to cut them.

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