Prune in late winter (February), cutting back all the canes to ground level before new growth commences. Pruning your raspberry bushes will keep them healthy. Autumn Fruiting Raspberry canes make their fruit on the tips of stems that grew up from the ground in the same year, as opposed to summer fruiting varieties that fruit on old growth. Raspberries | Pruning | Gardening Information | Thompson & Morgan. Joined: Feb 24, 2010 Messages: 2 Ratings: +0. Autumn is a good time to get on top of fruit, and raspberries are definitely going to be in need of a little pruning. • Autumn-fruiting raspberries. Pruning Autumn Fruiting Raspberries . • Summer-fruiting raspberries. Image: Shutterstock: All you need is a pair of secateurs, and some gardening gloves to protect against thorns. New canes are smooth and unbranched. Pruning Prune as for summer fruiting raspberries, removing all fruited canes down to ground level in early to mid autumn. Don’t forget to wear gloves and use decent secateurs. Pruning raspberry bush. Suggested uses. They’ll be on the branching canes. Discussion in 'Edible Gardening' started by bluemoon, Feb 25, 2010. bluemoon Apprentice Gardener. Train in new growth Pests Can get aphids, leafhoppers, raspberry beetle, glasshouse red spider mite and gall mites If you’re worried about which canes to cut down, then look for the empty hulls of last year’s fruit. How to prune raspberries. If you’re not sure how, then read this before you make a start. Rubus idaeus 'Tadmor' (Raspberry 'Tadmor') will reach a height of 1.8m and a spread of 1.5m after 2-5 years. Pruning raspberry canes is easy, the only complication is that autumn fruiting and summer fruiting raspberries are pruned at different times of the year and in different ways. The plants will fruit on new growth. 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