Blackberry and hybrid berry: pruning and training

Blackberries and most hybrid berries, such as tayberry, wineberry, boysenberry and loganberry, all crop on long stems or canes. All of them are vigorous and require annual pruning and training for easy management.

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Trained blackberry on post and wire support

Quick facts

Suitable for Blackberries, tayberries, wineberries, boysenberries, loganberries and other hybrid berries
Timing Spring, summer and autumn
Difficulty Moderate

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