Can you please explain the difference between canes and laterals?
Fall-bearing red raspberries can be pruned two different ways in March or early April. One pruning option is to prune out all weak, diseased, and damaged canes at ground level. Leave the largest, most vigorous canes.
Cut back the tips of the canes that remain.
Jan 31, Pruning Late Summer/ Fall Raspberries Raspberries that fruit in late summer/early fall on this season’s growth (primocanes) are best pruned in around February (late winter). Pruning at this time will help to ensure that the plants have had time, over the dormant winter months, to store plenty of carbohydrates in their root stumpcut.barted Reading Time: 9 mins. May 06, Second Year and On: Prune Black Raspberries in Early Fall In the second year after planting, you should get a small harvest in the late spring/early summer.
After fruiting, set your black raspberry plants up for a smooth ride through winter and a successful future harvest with an early fall stumpcut.bars: Dec 01, How to Prune Black Raspberries.
So, the first time you prune will be in the early fall. Wear long pants and sleeves, gloves and sturdy shoes to avoid getting stabbed by thorns. Using sharp pruning shears, cut the canes so they are at consistent heights of between inches ( cm.).Estimated Reading Time: 3 mins.