When buying a raspberry shrub, select it carefully. Several types of raspberries grow sprouts, which is the reason why raspberry bushes often start spreading in the garden. This fact has caused the raspberry to gain a less than positive reputation among some gardeners. However certain types of raspberries do not grow sprouts.
To prevent a poor return on your crop, be sure to take steps when caring for your plant. It helps to mulch the bush from time to time in order to keep the ground moist, preventing weeds. After harvesting, prune the canes at least once a year. If you have summer raspberries, cut the discoloured brown shoots. If you have autumn raspberries, cut all shoots just above the ground. Remove all weak and poor branches. At the end of winter you can apply compost or biological fertiliser and mulch so that from summer to summer, your raspberry plant is as healthy as possible.
There was a small crop? This occurs due to a lack of care, because the raspberry is left to its own. It helps to mulch the bush from time to time to keep the ground moist and to fight weed. After the harvest, prune the canes at least once a year. If you have summer raspberries cut the discolored brown shoots and if you have autumn raspberries cut all shoots just above the ground. You can also remove all weak and poor branches. At the end of winter you can apply compost or biological fertilizer and mulch, so that you have a rich carrying bush, from summer to summer.