Prelude raspberries slowly dying

neptune24August 17, 2012

I planted 3 Prelude raspberries in April. They looked fine for a couple months and grew a few inches, but then they slowly started to deteriorate. Even though I kept them watered, they gradually seemed to turn brown and then (I assume) die. I have one that's barely hanging on, but watering doesn't really seem to help.

What could be wrong? Also, is it possible that the roots are still alive, even if the tops have died? Thanks for any info.

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gator_rider2(z8 Ga.)

Soil to hot in zone 8A roots die Dorman Red raspberry take heat it trailing type. Link below is to nursery sell plants.

Here is a link that might be useful: Dorman Red raspberry

    Bookmark   August 17, 2012 at 5:45AM
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neptune24

Thanks, gator_rider2. I've heard that Dorman Red berries have very little flavor, however. Maybe Latham or Caroline would work better for me than Prelude?

    Bookmark   August 17, 2012 at 11:52PM
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