Growing Raspberries - Knowledgebase Question

Capistrano Beach, CA
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Question by Mikest
March 23, 1998
I used to love picking the raspberries that grew wild back in the Midwest, and would like to try my hand at growing them here in my backyard garden. I know raspberries generally like a colder climate than mine here in Southern California, but was hoping you might be able to offer some suggestions.

Answer from NGA
March 23, 1998
Raspberry growing in your area will be a real challenge, but you can give it a try. Purchase fall-bearing raspberry plants and treat them like annuals by cutting the canes down to the ground after they've produced fruit. In spring new canes will appear and bear a new crop of berries. Many growers have been successful with this technique. Try one of these varieties: "Newburgh", "Durham" or "Bababerry".

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