Raspberry Plant Problems: Reasons For Raspberry Canes Turning Brown

By Karen Boness, Owner of Wild Willow Landscape Design, ISA Certified Arborist, Certified Permaculture Designer Isn’t it satisfying to harvest your own raspberries? I love the way a perfectly warm, ripe raspberry rolls off its mount into my fingers. Raspberry aroma is tangy, and the taste of a fresh raspberry is delightfully warm, sweet and tart! Raspberry plants are worth growing. That being said, there are many diseases of raspberry plants so it is good to educate yourself about how to grow the delectable raspberry. Canes turning brown are a common symptom of many different diseases of raspberry plants. Understanding Raspberry Plant Problems One of the first things you need to know is the difference between a primocane and a floricane. A primocane is a leafy stalk formed during its first year on a raspberry plant. It may produce buds but doesn’t typically produce fruit. You want to let the

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