white five-petaled flowers appear on raspberry canes in late spring, thereafter yielding tasty aggregate fruits that are red, black or purple. Growing from perennial roots, new canes arise each year and mature. In their second year, these canes flower and yield their berry crop. Taller, mature canes are tied to the top wire while shorter, new canes are tied to the bottom. Once the mature canes have fruited they will not fruit again, so they should be cut to ground level as soon as possible after harvest. Then untie your new canes from the bottom wire, lift them up to. Com date posted august 07, 2011 - 0835 pm message we have one year old canes not sure how to cut where and to allow what to grow where to produce the best fruit. Name anita reoh e-mail private date posted july 22, 2011 - 0908 pm message i live in denton, texas, 76208, and as you may know, it has been extremely hot here. For my third article in our series on pruning fruit bushes im tackling raspberries and blackberries. Its just great to find plants such as these that can be classed together. Immediately you know what to do with two plants instead of one, even though they might at first appear completely different. Dec 4, 2015 - explore raoul weinsteins board raspberry trellis on pinterest. See more ideas about raspberry trellis, growing raspberries, trellis. Blackberries, like raspberries, are a very easy berry to grow. Berry blue, blue forest (dwarf, 3 feet, 1 meter), and blue belle are all excellent cultivators. Cane berries such as raspberries and blackberries are widely popular, but can be fussy to grow and very invasive. Theyll be easy to spot quickly because theyre a much lighter color than older canes. Sever the new shoot from the mother raspberry plant when its at least 6 to 8 inches tall. Examine your mature black or purple raspberry plant in late august.