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Gooseberry & Redcurrant, is it too late to prune?

I have two gooseberry plants and a redcurrant which haven't been pruned and I need to know if this should have been done already.  
I also purchased 2 blueberry bushes this summer and was wondering what to do with them?🫐 
Any help would be great as I didn't get any redcurrants and only a few small gooseberries last year. 😬

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  • Lizzie27Lizzie27 SomersetPosts: 9,271
    I pruned my gooseberry bushes a few weeks ago so you should be okay to do it now, although not when it's frosty. I would leave the blueberry bushes for another year before pruning so they get established.
    Sorry, not sure about redcurrants as don't grow them, suggest you google.
  • Lizzie27 said:
    I pruned my gooseberry bushes a few weeks ago so you should be okay to do it now, although not when it's frosty. I would leave the blueberry bushes for another year before pruning so they get established.
    Sorry, not sure about redcurrants as don't grow them, suggest you google.
    Thanks, it's supposed to be mild this week so I’ll get them done then. 😀
  • thevictorianthevictorian Posts: 418
    I know its probably the height of bad gardening but my parents inherited a load of gooseberry and currant bushes on their allotment and they haven't been pruned in 15 years, beside the odd cutting material. They tend to produce far more fruit than the neighbouring plots. So unless they are massively out of control and outgrowing the space, I wouldn't be to worried.

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