When and how to transplant raspberries to keep yields

Perhaps every Russian knows the wonderful sweet taste of raspberries. Raspberry jam, which is found on almost every table in the winter season, deserves special attention.


  1. The most suitable time to transplant raspberries.
  2. How should you transplant raspberries?
  3. How to properly care for seedlings?

And how lucky the gardeners are, who have a whole garden of delicious red berries in the summer. Although, unfortunately, raspberry trees do not always please the owners with an abundance of ripe fruits.

Even with proper and careful care, the yield of the raspberry tree is noticeably reduced after five to six years. This occurs as a result of the absorption of nutrients from the soil by the plant, which is why it is necessary to transplant raspberry bushes from time to time. However, not every gardener knows how to do it correctly, and sometimes the productivity of the plant after transplantation only decreases. Below, to the attention of respected gardeners, tips are provided on how to replant raspberries in such a way that the plant bears fruit and pleases the owners with a large amount of harvest.

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Best time to transplant raspberries

It is believed that raspberries can be transplanted in all seasons except winter. Some gardeners believe that the best time to transplant is late summer and autumn. Nevertheless, many summer residents and farmers prefer to transplant in the spring, since the plants do not suffer from autumn-winter frosts at the most important moments and, thanks to this, they please with an impressive amount of fruits.

In general, berries planted in different seasons do not differ much in size and taste.

How should you transplant raspberries?

The most favorable "predecessors" of raspberry are tomatoes, onions, legumes and potatoes.

Video: Planting raspberries

The shrub should be transplanted in the following order:

  1. Choosing the best shoots. It is better to select the most powerful bushes with strong root processes and a stem diameter of at least one centimeter. Next, you should cut them at a level of about 1 meter from the roots.
  2. Selecting an illuminated area. You need to choose the right landing site. Raspberries are light-requiring, so do not plant them in the shade. The plant must receive the required amount of moisture and lighting.
  3. Preparing the soil. It is imperative to prepare the ground for your new location. The earth needs to be dug up, loosened up, and all weeds must be destroyed.
  4. Preparing holes for planting. Shoots should be planted in rows, trenching. This should be done so that they do not overshadow each other. The preferred distance between rows of bushes is two meters. It is recommended to plant plants as follows: dig holes with a diameter of about 50 cm and a depth of 30-40 cm. The distance between the grooves themselves should be at least half a meter. They should be filled with about 5 kg of rotted manure and compacted. After applying organic fertilization, the pits are covered with a layer of soil mixed with 70 g of granular superphosphate and 40 g of potassium sulfate. This mixture should be covered on top with another 10 centimeters of soil.
  5. We transplant the offspring of raspberries. Now, finally, you can carefully remove the bushes from the soil along with the root system and install them in the finished fertilized holes. Shoots should be tied to pegs.
  6. Watering the bushes. As a rule, after transplanting to a new place, each bush must be watered with 7-8 liters of water. Over the next two to three days, it will not hurt to spray the plants with water using a spray bottle, as well as mulch them with rabbit droppings. Mulching greatly facilitates the adaptation and growth of shrubs, because it retains moisture and prevents the growth of capricious weeds.

How to properly care for seedlings?

The fact that the raspberry bushes were transplanted correctly and successfully took root in a new place does not mean that the yield from them will be high. After all, plants also require proper care for them.

Video: How to properly care for raspberries

So, what processes need to be included in the care of our seedlings in order to get the maximum amount of amazingly tasty fruits?

  • Watering

Like many other plants, raspberries are very fond of water. However, you cannot water it with an excess amount of water, otherwise the roots may turn sour. Raspberry bushes especially need watering in the summer.

  • Pruning

Pruning is necessary to shorten the shoots and remove excess growth. Shoots must be pruned annually after harvest or in the spring.

  • Loosening the soil and getting rid of weeds

So that the soil does not have to be dug too often, it can be mulched.

  • Bending bushes for the winter

Many varieties are bent down for the winter to avoid damage to the shoots. To do this, you need to tilt to each other and tie the bushes.

  • Garter

Tying the bushes is very important to prevent the plants from breaking under the weight of the fruit.

  • Fertilizer

It will not hurt to fertilize plants in autumn with wood ash, manure, mineral and organic fertilizers.

With proper planting and proper care, the plants will certainly delight you with tasty and healthy fruits. Good luck!

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