How to Grow Raspberries in Pots

Written by Maggie

Oct 19 2021

How to Grow Raspberries in Pots

Raspberries are sweet and sour, juicy and fragrant, and are favored by many people. Raspberries are valuable food material for both medicine and food, and have many effects. Today, we will introduce the steps to grow raspberries in pots.

1. Choose a Suitable Pot

Choose the flowerpot of 35~40cm for potted Raspberries, also we can use an earthen pot, wooden bucket, but the bottom should have a water leakage hole.

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2. Prepare Potted Soil

Potted Raspberries are limited by the container. Use fertile loose soil, water and fertilizer, good aeration performance of the soil, and the ideal is natural leaf rot soil.

3. Trim Before Growing in Pot

After the Raspberries seedlings are placed in the pot, they can be leveled at the height of 3~5cm. When the new shoot grows to 20cm, can pick off the top of each branch (pick the heart), promote the germination of new lateral branches, lateral branches grow to 20cm, and then pick the heart, repeatedly pick the heart to autumn, the next year can be flowering fruit.

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4. Watering Potted Raspberries

Spring temperature is low, and watering raspberries can not be too much, 2~3 days once as well; Summer temperature is high, and transpiration is large, so can increase the number of watering and ground water cooling; Reduce the frequency of watering in autumn. Every watering to permeate but not seepage is appropriate.

5. Potted Raspberries Fertilizer

Potted raspberry plants rely on top fertilizer to supplement their nutritional needs. Fertilizer fermentation can add water, combined with watering. Fertilizers should be applied less and more frequently.

6. Potted Raspberries Care Notes

Raspberry plants will start to hibernate after falling leaves in November. When we grow red raspberries in pots, the ideal place is in the outdoor cellar. If there is no cellar, it can be placed in the corridor, basement and other cool places. The temperature must be controlled between 5C °~ -5C °. If the temperature is too high, the Red raspberry will germinate in advance. If the temperature is too low, Red raspberry will be frozen. When we grow red raspberries in pots, always check the humidity, that is, to control watering, and to maintain a certain humidity basin soil, so as not to be dormant, neglect watering, root thirst and death. In addition, potted Red raspberry has a characteristic. When we grow raspberries in pots, if the winter management conditions are good, the temperature and humidity reach the growth conditions of Red raspberry, Red raspberry will not shed leaves, and will continue to grow.

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