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raspberries on new canes


I have gathered all my raspberries this year, but the new

growth which should crop next year have already got raspberries on.

Will I get a new crop next year on these canes?



  • fidgetbonesfidgetbones Posts: 16,528

    What variety are they.?

    Some types will crop twice a year, late season on this years cane, and then again early next year on the same cane.

  • david967david967 Posts: 12

    I have no idea what variety they.

    But thanks for the ifo, I did not know about twice a year cropping, it did not happen last year.

    If they ripen it will be a nice bonus.

  • purplerallimpurplerallim Posts: 4,693

    I have a similar problem David967 I was given starts at Christmas, bare root, and put them in tubs till it was warm enough to plant out. This year's growth has lots of fruit but I don't know if it's a new growth or old growth fruiting type, so do I thin or not? Puzzled. 

  • fidgetbonesfidgetbones Posts: 16,528

    If it had green fruit on now it is an autumn fruiting type.  Assuming that these are  new canes that have grown this year, let them fruit, cut down to a couple of inches  in January, then feed and mulch. New canes will grow next year to fruit next Autumn.

  • Allotment BoyAllotment Boy Posts: 5,992

    With Autumn Fruiting types, if you do not prune as  above then you will get a second crop in early summer. However this weakens the plants the correct regimen is as described by Figetbones .

    AB Still learning

  • purplerallimpurplerallim Posts: 4,693

    Thanks Iain. Don't want to damage the fruiting as this year's are lovely big fruits. Will take note.?

  • david967david967 Posts: 12


    I am now picking my Autumn fruiting raspberries, thanks for all the advice, I still don't know what variety they are.


  • BobTheGardenerBobTheGardener Posts: 11,391

    There are a few gold coloured autumn fruiting varieties including 'Fall gold' and 'All gold' (a sport of Autumn bliss) and a new variety, Kiwi gold.  My guess would be 'All gold' as they've been around quite a while.

    A trowel in the hand is worth a thousand lost under a bush.
  • willbarawillbara Posts: 50

    i too have had two crops from my autumn fruiting rasperies.

    i also have a lot of new growth,which have grown quite tall , do i cut that down as well also when do i cut it now or in january ?

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