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SonnieBSonnieB ROMFORD, Essex Posts: 114
Hi all I have 2 fruit plants, 1 which is either a blueberry, black current ( I can't remember to be honest) and 1 which is a wine Berry ( I'm definate about that Identification ) . I've bought them around August / Sept  20 and they produced some fruit last simmer, nothing to write home about.  So my question is about pruning I don't understand what I'm supposed to do.  From what I've read there should be old wood and new wood, but it looks all the same to me.  On the blueberry blackcurrant there are buds growing everywhere, I assume that is a good thing.  On the wine Berry, just a few buds here and there. 

BLUEBERRY/BLACKCURRANT




WINEBERRY


Should I be doing something.

Any advice will be appreciated


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  • Whatever the plants are can you plant them in the ground?
    If one is a blackcurrant it really needs to be in the ground.
    If the other one is a blueberry then in a large pot then they need an acidic compost.
    We have both...in the ground (blackcurrant) doing great and in a huge pot (blueberry) doing well last year.
  • SonnieBSonnieB ROMFORD, Essex Posts: 114
    Thank you @bertrand-mabel, I'll do that

  • Pete.8Pete.8 Billericay, EssexPosts: 9,083
    The top one is a blackcurrant.
    They get to about 5ft high and about the same width.
    No need to prune it atm
    Once there are lots of stems, prune out about 1/3 of the oldest stems in the autumn after picking the berries to leave about 8-10 stems.

    I imagine the Wineberry will grow much bigger

    Knowledge is knowing that a tomato is a fruit.
    Wisdom is not putting it in a fruit salad.
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