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Autumn raspberries

advice please! Is there any reason why I can’t cut back my Autumn F rasp. now in nov/dec , rather than wait till the new year? They are well established and fruit very well but whatever I read says Feb . 
Thank you


  • I'd imagine the pruning advice is based on when the plants are fully dormant.  I never did mine til Jan/Feb. We are still only in Autumn after all.
    Your plants of course but I'd suggest you go with that :)

  • NollieNollie Girona, Catalunya, Northen SpainPosts: 3,893
    My canes from this year have completely died back and I was very tempted to chop them to the ground, but noticed some tiny new growth at the base, which hasn’t happened before at this time of year. I wonder if chopping them too early would result in a growth spurt that would then be hit by the frost. I restrained myself, but it was hard 😊 
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