Raspberry plants with long roots

neptune24November 20, 2012

A couple of weeks ago, I received a few raspberry plants in the mail. The instructions said to plant them about 4" deep. However, some of the roots were at least a foot long. I just dug the holes extra wide. Should I have trimmed some of the roots? I can't change anything now, but in the future I could always trim the roots a bit if that's the best approach. Thanks for any info.

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bamboo_rabbit(9A Inverness FL)

You did the right thing.just spread the roots out to the sides in a fan pattern.

    Bookmark   November 20, 2012 at 8:58AM
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Thanks, bamboo_rabbit. Now I can sleep better. :)

    Bookmark   November 21, 2012 at 12:55AM
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