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Raspberry failure?

Hi everyone,     Two years ago I planted bare root canes of Joan j. and Polka.  Last year I had a juicy and prolific crop of fruit.  I cut down the canes after fruiting as advised and this year there is no sign of any of the canes re-appearing.  I'm so disappointed and I'm wondering where I have gone wrong?  The ground is well drained and was mulched with manure in early spring.

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  • LynLyn DevonPosts: 20,564
    Did you just cut down the canes that had fruit on them last year,  they make new ones, those you leave. 
    Gardening on the wild, windy west side of Dartmoor. 

  • DovefromaboveDovefromabove Central Norfolk UKPosts: 79,351
    Polka is Autumn fruiting so it was correct to cut down all canes after fruiting … I do it in Feb but that makes no difference. 

    Have they had plenty of water? Raspberries can be very very thirsty and we had Avery dry doting. 
    “I am not lost, for I know where I am. But however, where I am may be lost.” Winnie the Pooh







  • LynLyn DevonPosts: 20,564
    Ah, yes autumn fruiting starts new growth in the Spring,   Should have started by now if still alive.

    Gardening on the wild, windy west side of Dartmoor. 

  • DovefromaboveDovefromabove Central Norfolk UKPosts: 79,351
    … we had Avery dry doting. 
    Sorry … SHOULD READ … we had a very dry spring 

    Flamin’ auto correct 😡 

    “I am not lost, for I know where I am. But however, where I am may be lost.” Winnie the Pooh







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