Har­vest au­tumn rasp­ber­ries

Garden News (UK) - - What To Do -

Au­tumn-fruit­ing rasp­ber­ries are at their best now and can crop from late sum­mer into Novem­ber if the weather’s kind. Try to har­vest on a dry day – when the fruits slide eas­ily away from the core but re­main whole, they’re per­fectly ripe. Leave any that re­sist a gen­tle tug on the plant for another few days, while any that squish be­tween your fin­gers will be over-ripe. At the end of the har­vest re­mem­ber to leave the stems in place be­cause au­tumn rasp­ber­ries are cut down in Fe­bru­ary, ready to burst into new growth in spring.

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