Head back laterals to 18 in.
Jun 01, Red raspberry, primocanebearing (fall-fruiting) Hedge: Head back to ground-level. Narrow the hedge to 18 in. if necessary; harvest fruit during Aug.
and Sept. Cut all canes off near ground level in late February or early March. Black raspberry. Hill Head back to 2 - 3 in. above soil.
Remove these dead canes when they become dormant or in late winter.
Top canes at 36 - 40 in. to force lateral branches. (Remove. Dec 01, You will be pruning the black raspberry bushes again in the spring, and quite severely. Once you are done cutting back the black raspberry bushes, they won’t look like bushes anymore. For spring pruning, wait until the plants are budding, but not leafing out. If the plant is leafing out, pruning could stunt its shrubnotch.clubted Reading Time: 3 mins.
Jan 31, Take care to plant them at the same depth.
After fruitset and harvest in the summer, these canes will die back.
These new plants should be pruned back to around inches (around 5- 12cm) above ground level to encourage new canes to form. Pruning each year will allow you to maintain a healthy and productive raspberry Estimated Reading Time: 9 mins.