Basic rules for feeding raspberries: when, how, what


If raspberries grow on your site, then talking about it, you, of course, use epithets: tasty, juicy, sweet, aromatic, healthy. And can you always add: fruitful, large? Such a berry grows among those who know and follow the basic rules of caring for raspberries, including feeding this wonderful culture correctly.

When to fertilize raspberries

Take a close look at the raspberry bushes growing in your area. Their appearance is always ready to tell you which chemical elements they lack and which are present in excess. Here are the signs to look for:

  • dark green glossy leaves, gradually acquiring a burgundy-purple color, indicate a phosphorus deficiency;
  • the yellowness of the leaves and the presence of green veins on them signals a lack of iron;
  • leaves turn yellow from the middle to the edge - a sign of a lack of magnesium;
  • small, stunted, yellowed leaves on the bush - the raspberry tree lacks nitrogen;
  • the edges of the leaves turn brown - this is a potassium deficiency;
  • deep green foliage and excessive sprouting indicate an excess of nitrogen.

Photo Gallery: Signs of a Raspberry Nutritional Deficiency

Having accurately identified the problem, you can correct the unfavorable situation in time, help the plant not only increase the quantity, but also improve the quality of the crop.

Top dressing of raspberries in spring

A close inspection of raspberry bushes is carried out in early spring during pruning and the first loosening. At the same time, you can carry out the first feeding. For her, superphosphate is ideal, containing a complex of elements necessary for raspberries. You can use ammonium nitrate, urea, wood ash.

These fertilizers are used both separately and in combination with each other. It is useful to add organic matter to mineral mixtures.

Fertilizing raspberries during flowering and fruiting

If early spring feeding was not carried out on time or it turned out to be insufficient, experts advise to correct the situation during the flowering period. At this time, it is necessary to add organic matter with bone meal under the raspberry bushes, which not only contains the necessary nutrients, but also serves as mulch for the shrub.

Fertilization with diluted slurry in a ratio of 1: 4 at the beginning of flowering will make it more abundant, but such feeding should be done no later than mid-June, otherwise flowering will be protracted, which will have a bad effect on fruit ripening. To increase yields, fertilize in July - August with a mixture of superphosphate (1 glass), ash (1 glass), urea (2 tablespoons) per 10 liters of water. The solution is introduced into the grooves dug at a distance of 30 cm from the plants.

Summer feeding of raspberries can be carried out with a solution of superphosphate (1 glass), ash (1 glass), urea (2 tablespoons) in a bucket of water

During the fruiting period, raspberries especially need potash and nitrogen fertilizers. Nitrogen is added before the start of the formation of berries. Fertilizers such as urea and ammonium nitrate are spread between rows and buried in the soil. Potassium sulfate is suitable for potash feeding: 40 g of the substance is dissolved in water (10 liters) and watered with about one meter of plantings.

Important! You can not use fertilizers containing chlorine for raspberries.

Top dressing raspberries in the fall

The autumn feeding of the crop is very important. The bush used up a lot of nutrients for growth and fruiting, and in the fall, fruit buds are formed. If the lack of nutrition is not replenished, then a good harvest in the next year can not be expected. A shrub with a lack of potassium will not be ready for winter frosts. The basis of autumn feeding is phosphorus and potash fertilizers.

Note! It is not recommended to introduce nitrogen-containing fertilizers in the fall, as they have a bad effect on the frost resistance of the raspberry plant.

Before fertilizing, weeds are removed around the raspberry bushes and shallow loosening is carried out. In autumn, under raspberries, it is recommended to make:

  • rotted manure at the rate of half a bucket per 1 meter of plantings;
  • compost - it contains less nutrients, but has a beneficial effect on the structure of the soil;
  • fermented and diluted bird droppings;
  • potassium salt (40 g) and superphosphate (60 g) per 1 sq. meter. The fertilizer is scattered around the bushes and buried in the soil.

How and how to feed raspberries

For feeding raspberries, organic matter, mineral fertilizers, and improvised products are used. The main thing is to understand when and how to fertilize the plant in order to bring it maximum benefit.

Mineral fertilizers

The most important elements for raspberries are potassium and nitrogen, with a slightly lower need for phosphorus. If, when planting a bush, a sufficient amount of fertilizer was applied, then experts recommend feeding the culture only with nitrogen in the first three years. With further growth, the raspberry bush will require 3-4 kg of organic matter, 30-40 grams of superphosphate and half as much potassium salt annually.

On light soils, the amount of mineral fertilizers is increased by about a third, since potassium is quickly washed out into the lower layers of the soil, and phosphorus may not be absorbed by the plant due to the formation of hard-to-reach compounds. This problem can be solved by applying mineral fertilizers together with organic or using slowly dissolving mineral complexes (phosphate rock, cement dust).

Nitrogen fertilizers

Leaf mass cannot be formed without nitrogen. It helps to strengthen the root system, prevents the development of diseases, has a beneficial effect on the duration of raspberry flowering. But when using nitrogen-containing fertilizers, the following application features must be taken into account:

  • nitrogen acidifies the soil, so it is recommended to scatter about a glass of wood ash around the bushes immediately after feeding;
  • nitrogen-containing fertilizers are recommended only until the fruiting period, then their application has a negative effect on the crop.

The most effective nitrogen-containing fertilizer for raspberries is urea (carbamide). Rules for its application:

  • urea can be applied simply by scattering around the bush or diluted. When applying in bulk, the fertilizer must be sprinkled with earth. Without this, some of the nitrogen will be lost to plants. After adding urea, the bush must be watered;
  • Recommended application rate: 20 g of fertilizer per 10 liters of water;
  • urea helps acidify the soil. Therefore, it can be neutralized with limestone: per 1 kg of urea 0.8 kg of ground limestone;
  • urea is less traumatic for leaves than ammonium nitrate, so it can be used for foliar feeding: spray raspberries in the morning or evening hours with a urea solution (30 g per 10 liters of water).

Urea solution is used for foliar feeding of raspberries

Excessive nitrogen content is also harmful to the plant. An excess of green mass has a bad effect on the formation and ripening of fruits.

Double superphosphate

To increase the yield of raspberries, to accelerate their development, to increase resistance to diseases, they use superphosphate top dressing. This is a nitrogen-phosphorus complex containing not only basic elements, but also other useful substances. It is recommended to use fertilizer in a soluble form according to the instructions. Feeding with superphosphate can be carried out in a complex, combining it with other mineral fertilizers: 60 g of superphosphate, 40 g of potassium salt, 30 g of ammonium nitrate per bucket of water.

Important! On acidic soils, superphosphate is difficult for plants to access.

Chicken droppings

Poultry manure is the most effective organic fertilizer for raspberries. Experienced gardeners recommend using it in liquid form for autumn feeding. But since it has a high concentration of active substances, it must be introduced with care and skill:

  • a solution of fermented chicken manure is introduced under the berry bush;
  • dilute it in a ratio of 1:20. A higher percentage of droppings in the fertilizer can burn the raspberry root system.

Video: feeding raspberries with chicken droppings

Overripe chicken manure can be applied dry. In autumn, they can sprinkle the soil around the raspberry bushes.

Fertilizers that are always at hand

As a fertilizer for raspberries, you can use miraculous remedies that are often simply thrown away: potato waste, ash, as well as tree bark. It is not only environmentally friendly, because we return waste products to nature, but also economically beneficial.

Ash

Ash is used as one of the cheapest fertilizers for raspberries. It successfully replaces the introduction of a phosphorus-potassium complex, affects the improvement of the soil structure. For raspberries, it is especially useful, because it does not contain chlorine. Ash can be used in dissolved and dry form:

  • dry dressing: scatter a glass of ash over 1 sq. m raspberry. Dry ash can be introduced into special grooves made around the plant. Sprinkle the fertilizer on top with earth or dry leaves;
  • liquid top dressing: a glass of ash is diluted in 10 liters of water, insisted for 7 days. Consumption rate - half a bucket per bush.

Ashes are scattered in a thin layer near raspberry bushes

Important! Ash obtained from the combustion of household waste contains hazardous substances that can be absorbed by plants. For feeding, the use of such ash is unacceptable!

Potato peelings

Potato peels can be effectively used as a fertilizer for raspberries. She responds to their introduction with abundant flowering and sweetness of the berries. Waste potatoes provide raspberries with a large amount of essential trace elements. Potato peelings can be added to the compost heap, can be harvested by drying or freezing.

Potato peels can be used both dried and rotted

Dry potato waste can be dripped under the raspberry bushes. Gradually decomposing, they give their useful components to the shrub throughout the year. Cleanings can be poured with boiling water, held for several days and water the bush with the resulting infusion. You will receive free feeding that will be an alternative to chemical preparations.

Yeast

Gardeners often practice feeding raspberries with yeast. Yeast promotes the rapid decomposition of organic fertilizers, which means increased plant nutrition. Top dressing can be done with both dry and fresh yeast:

  • dry yeast dressing: 10 g dry yeast and 5 tbsp. l. dilute sugar in 10 liters of warm water, insist for 2 hours, dilute with water in a ratio of 1: 5;
  • feeding from fresh yeast: dilute 1 kg of yeast in 10 liters of water at room temperature. Add 0.5 liters of solution to a bucket of water.

Features and rules of yeast feeding:

  • yeast is introduced into well-warmed soil;
  • the prepared yeast solution is used immediately after preparation;
  • application is advisable only on well-filled organic soil;
  • during fermentation, potassium and calcium are absorbed, therefore it is necessary to combine yeast feeding with the introduction of ash into the soil.

Bark

Another natural and cheap fertilizer for raspberries is bark, as well as rotten branches and sticks. In autumn, pieces of tree bark, cut off old trunks are placed under a raspberry bush, and the plantings of raspberries are mulched with the bark of coniferous trees. Rotting foods will nourish raspberries with environmentally friendly substances.

In autumn, it is useful to mulch raspberry bushes with tree bark

Experts recommend that when feeding raspberries, first of all, focus on the appearance of the plants, on the crop that you received. A bountiful harvest and a healthy look of raspberries indicate that the feeding was carried out in a balanced, correct way. Low yield and signs of starvation are a signal for an increase in the dose of applied fertilizers and more frequent feeding of raspberries. At the same time, remember that you need to apply fertilizers within reasonable limits and at the appropriate time.

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Growing raspberries: repair and regular - planting, feeding, care

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Growing raspberries, depending on your goals, can be both simple and complex. If you plant it somewhere in the backyard, in order to be able to eat a couple of handfuls of fresh berries in the summer, then special care is not required. But if there is a desire to get really good harvests, you will have to understand the agricultural technology of its cultivation and work seriously.


Top dressing of raspberries, when and how to do it correctly, as well as the features of carrying out during flowering and fruiting

If raspberries grow on your site, then talking about them, you, of course, use epithets: tasty, juicy, sweet, aromatic, healthy. And can you always add: fruitful, large? Such a berry grows among those who know and follow the basic rules for caring for raspberries, including feeding this wonderful culture correctly.

When to fertilize raspberries

Take a close look at the raspberry bushes growing in your area. Their appearance is always ready to tell you which chemical elements they lack and which are present in excess. Here are the signs to look for:

  • dark green glossy leaves, gradually acquiring a burgundy-purple color, indicate a phosphorus deficiency
  • the yellowness of the leaves and the presence of green veins on them signals a lack of iron
  • leaves turn yellow from the middle to the edge - a sign of a lack of magnesium
  • small, stunted, yellowed leaves on the bush - the raspberry tree lacks nitrogen
  • the edges of the leaves turn brown - this is a potassium deficiency
  • deep green foliage and excessive sprouting indicate an excess of nitrogen.

Photo Gallery: Signs of a Raspberry Nutritional Deficiency

Yellow leaves with green veins signal a lack of iron With a deficiency of potassium, the edges of raspberry leaves turn brown Burgundy-purple color of raspberry leaves indicates a lack of phosphorus With a lack of nitrogen, raspberry leaves stop growing, turn yellow, shrink Leaves that begin to turn yellow from the middle to the edges are a sign of a lack of magnesium

Having accurately identified the problem, you can correct the unfavorable situation in time, help the plant not only increase the quantity, but also improve the quality of the crop.

Top dressing of raspberries in spring

A close inspection of raspberry bushes is carried out in early spring during pruning and first loosening. At the same time, you can carry out the first feeding. For her, superphosphate is ideal, containing a complex of elements necessary for raspberries. You can use ammonium nitrate, urea, wood ash.

These fertilizers are used both separately and in combination with each other. It is useful to add organic matter to mineral mixtures.

Fertilizing raspberries during flowering and fruiting

If early spring feeding was not carried out on time or it turned out to be insufficient, experts advise to correct the situation during the flowering period. At this time, it is necessary to add organic matter with bone meal under the raspberry bushes, which not only contains the necessary nutrients, but also serves as mulch for the shrub.

Fertilization with diluted slurry in a ratio of 1: 4 at the beginning of flowering will make it more abundant, but such feeding should be done no later than mid-June, otherwise flowering will be protracted, which will have a bad effect on fruit ripening. To increase yields, fertilize in July - August with a mixture of superphosphate (1 glass), ash (1 glass), urea (2 tablespoons) per 10 liters of water. The solution is introduced into the grooves dug at a distance of 30 cm from the plants.

Summer feeding of raspberries can be carried out with a solution of superphosphate (1 glass), ash (1 glass), urea (2 tablespoons) in a bucket of water

During the fruiting period, raspberries especially need potash and nitrogen fertilizers. Nitrogen is added before the start of the formation of berries. Fertilizers such as urea and ammonium nitrate are spread between rows and buried in the soil. Potassium sulfate is suitable for potash feeding: 40 g of the substance is dissolved in water (10 liters) and watered with about one meter of plantings.

Top dressing raspberries in the fall

The autumn feeding of the crop is very important. The bush used up a lot of nutrients for growth and fruiting, and in the fall, fruit buds are formed.

If the lack of nutrition is not replenished, then a good harvest in the next year can not be expected. A shrub with a lack of potassium will not be ready for winter frosts.

The basis of autumn feeding is phosphorus and potash fertilizers.

Before fertilizing, weeds are removed around the raspberry bushes and shallow loosening is carried out. In autumn, under raspberries, it is recommended to make:

  • rotted manure at the rate of half a bucket per 1 meter of plantings
  • compost - it contains fewer nutrients, but has a beneficial effect on the soil structure
  • fermented and diluted bird droppings
  • potassium salt (40 g) and superphosphate (60 g) per 1 sq. meter. The fertilizer is scattered around the bushes and buried in the soil.

How and how to feed raspberries

For feeding raspberries, organic matter, mineral fertilizers, and improvised products are used. The main thing is to understand when and how to fertilize the plant in order to bring it maximum benefit.

Mineral fertilizers

The most important elements for raspberries are potassium and nitrogen, with a slightly lower need for phosphorus.

If, when planting a bush, a sufficient amount of fertilizer was applied, then experts recommend feeding the culture only with nitrogen in the first three years.

With further growth, the raspberry bush will require 3-4 kg of organic matter, 30-40 grams of superphosphate and half as much potassium salt annually.

On light soils, the amount of mineral fertilizers is increased by about a third, since potassium is quickly washed out into the lower layers of the soil, and phosphorus may not be absorbed by the plant due to the formation of hard-to-reach compounds. This problem can be solved by applying mineral fertilizers together with organic or using slowly dissolving mineral complexes (phosphate rock, cement dust).

Nitrogen fertilizers

Leaf mass cannot be formed without nitrogen. It helps to strengthen the root system, prevents the development of diseases, has a beneficial effect on the duration of raspberry flowering. But when using nitrogen-containing fertilizers, the following application features must be taken into account:

  • nitrogen acidifies the soil, so it is recommended to scatter about a glass of wood ash around the bushes immediately after feeding
  • nitrogen-containing fertilizers are recommended only until the fruiting period, then their application has a negative effect on the crop.

The most effective nitrogen-containing fertilizer for raspberries is urea (carbamide). Rules for its application:

  • urea can be applied simply by scattering around the bush or diluted. When applying in bulk, the fertilizer must be sprinkled with earth. Without this, some of the nitrogen will be lost to plants. After adding urea, the shrub must be watered
  • Recommended application rate: 20 g fertilizer per 10 liters of water
  • urea helps acidify the soil. Therefore, it can be neutralized with limestone: for 1 kg of urea 0.8 kg of ground limestone
  • urea is less traumatic for leaves than ammonium nitrate, so it can be used for foliar feeding: spray raspberries in the morning or evening hours with a urea solution (30 g per 10 liters of water).

Urea solution is used for foliar feeding of raspberries

Excessive nitrogen content is also harmful to the plant. An excess of green mass has a bad effect on the formation and ripening of fruits.

Double superphosphate

To increase the yield of raspberries, to accelerate their development, to increase resistance to diseases, they use superphosphate top dressing. This is a nitrogen-phosphorus complex containing not only basic elements, but also other useful substances.

It is recommended to use fertilizer in a soluble form according to the instructions.

Feeding with superphosphate can be carried out in a complex, combining it with other mineral fertilizers: 60 g of superphosphate, 40 g of potassium salt, 30 g of ammonium nitrate per bucket of water.

Chicken droppings

Poultry manure is the most effective organic fertilizer for raspberries. Experienced gardeners recommend using it in liquid form for autumn feeding. But since it has a high concentration of active substances, it must be introduced with care and skill:

  • a solution of fermented chicken manure is introduced under the berry bush
  • dilute it in a ratio of 1:20. A higher percentage of droppings in the fertilizer can burn the raspberry root system.

Video: feeding raspberries with chicken droppings

Overripe chicken manure can be applied dry. In autumn, they can sprinkle the soil around the raspberry bushes.

Fertilizers that are always at hand

As a fertilizer for raspberries, you can use miraculous remedies that are often simply thrown away: potato waste, ash, as well as tree bark. It is not only environmentally friendly, because we return waste products to nature, but also economically beneficial.

Ash is used as one of the cheapest fertilizers for raspberries. It successfully replaces the introduction of a phosphorus-potassium complex, affects the improvement of the soil structure. For raspberries, it is especially useful, because it does not contain chlorine. Ash can be used in dissolved and dry form:

  • dry dressing: scatter a glass of ash over 1 sq. m raspberry. Dry ash can be introduced into special grooves made around the plant. Sprinkle the fertilizer on top with earth or dry leaves
  • liquid top dressing: a glass of ash is diluted in 10 liters of water, insisted for 7 days. Consumption rate - half a bucket per bush.

See also: What are long-handled lawn scissors for?

Ashes are scattered in a thin layer near raspberry bushes

Potato peelings

Potato peels can be effectively used as a fertilizer for raspberries. She responds to their introduction with abundant flowering and sweetness of the berries. Waste potatoes provide raspberries with a large amount of essential trace elements. Potato peelings can be added to the compost heap, can be harvested by drying or freezing.

Potato peels can be used both dried and rotted

Dry potato waste can be dripped under the raspberry bushes. Gradually decomposing, they give their useful components to the shrub throughout the year. Cleanings can be poured with boiling water, held for several days and water the bush with the resulting infusion. You will receive free feeding that will be an alternative to chemical preparations.

Yeast

Gardeners often practice feeding raspberries with yeast. Yeast promotes the rapid decomposition of organic fertilizers, which means increased plant nutrition. Top dressing can be done with both dry and fresh yeast:

  • dry yeast dressing: 10 g dry yeast and 5 tbsp. l. dilute sugar in 10 liters of warm water, leave for 2 hours, dilute with water in a ratio of 1: 5
  • feeding from fresh yeast: dilute 1 kg of yeast in 10 liters of water at room temperature. Add 0.5 liters of solution to a bucket of water.

Features and rules of yeast feeding:

  • yeast is introduced into well-heated soil
  • the prepared yeast solution is used immediately after preparation
  • use is advisable only on well-filled organic soil
  • during fermentation, potassium and calcium are absorbed, therefore it is necessary to combine yeast feeding with the introduction of ash into the soil.

Another natural and cheap fertilizer for raspberries is bark, as well as rotten branches and sticks. In autumn, pieces of tree bark, cut off old trunks are placed under a raspberry bush, and the plantings of raspberries are mulched with the bark of coniferous trees. Rotting foods will nourish raspberries with environmentally friendly substances.

In autumn, it is useful to mulch raspberry bushes with tree bark

Experts recommend that when feeding raspberries, first of all, focus on the appearance of the plants, on the crop that you received.

A bountiful harvest and a healthy look of raspberries indicate that the feeding was carried out in a balanced, correct way. Low yield and signs of starvation are a signal for an increase in the dose of applied fertilizers and more frequent feeding of raspberries.

At the same time, remember that you need to apply fertilizers within reasonable limits and at the appropriate time.


Feeding raspberries in the fall: how is it done, types of effective fertilizers

After harvesting raspberries, she needs food to restore strength and productivity, because it is in the fall that plants lay buds for the next season. If you leave the bushes unattended, then spring fertilizers will not be able to fully compensate for the lack of fertilizers in autumn.

In the period after harvest, you need to wait a little until the plant calms down. What does this mean: the movement of juices along the stems will stop or slow down.

In berry bushes, which give one wave of the harvest, their vital activity stops in July. It is still very warm so that the movement of juices completely stops.

Repaired varieties during this period are preparing for the second harvest, therefore, fertilizing is necessary for both.

When to fertilize your raspberry plantation

For common varieties, care begins in late July and early August. First, pruning is carried out, then abundant watering and fertilization for raspberries - in the fall, all that remains is to mulch the soil in order to reduce moisture evaporation.

How to feed remontant raspberries in September, will tell you the appearance of the plant:

  • the edges of the leaves were dry, and the berries of the second harvest were sour - potassium deficiency
  • thin shoots and small leaves - it's time to add phosphates.

Top dressing of raspberries in the fall is carried out with those fertilizers that most fully correspond to the state of the soil. If organic matter was introduced a long time ago, 2 - 3 years ago, then it is time to restore the fertile layer. For raspberries, this is important, since their root system is in the upper soil layer, and it must be enriched with minerals and organics.

How to feed raspberries in the fall after pruning, using organic substances:

  • Wood ash. The content of potassium and phosphorus in this substance is maximum. Ash is used dry or insisted on water. Then it is evenly distributed in the raspberries and sprinkled with soil. Plant residues serve as food for beneficial soil bacteria, which create a fertile layer. Quantity per square meter - 300 g per bucket of water, leave for 3-4 days. Make a depression around the bush and pour the solution there, cover it with earth.
  • Bone flour. Contains phosphorus, calcium and trace elements. Fertilizing for raspberries is introduced in the fall in a dry form, after which 2 - 3 years you can not fertilize the soil with phosphates. Bone waste dissolves for a long time and constantly release nutrients into the soil.
  • Siderata for raspberries in autumn - an alternative to manure, but much cheaper. You can sow lupine, clover, vetch, cereals between the bushes, and in winter, cut and mulch the soil with greens. To accelerate decomposition, the green manure layer is covered with straw and watered. When to plant green manures for raspberries depends on the climate: for their growth, there should be a margin of time of 1.5 - 2 months.
  • The manure is used semi-rotted or rotted so that the nitrogen content meets the autumn standards. Fresh substance is not used due to the large amount of ammonia, which stimulates the growth of the shoots. In the fall, this is not necessary, since the new branches will not have time to woody and will die in the frost. This is a dangerous bacterial or fungal infection of the entire plantation.

Organic matter - these are the substances with which you can feed raspberries in August, because before the onset of cold weather another 2 - 3 months and organic substances will have time to partially decompose and support the root system.

Minerals for raspberry

Autumn feeding of raspberries in winter can be carried out with mineral mixtures - one-component or two-component. Essential substances are phosphates and potassium, so that the plants overwinter well.

How to fertilize raspberries in the fall, using purchased mixtures:

  • superphosphate- 40 g per square meter dry but it is better to prepare a solution by pouring boiling water over the granules and waiting for complete dissolution
  • potassium sulfate - 30 g per square meter
  • potassium magnesium - a natural mineral that, in addition to potassium, contains magnesium and sulfur.

Feeding raspberries in August can be done with potassium chloride. Not all plants love it, since it inhibits their growth, but in the fall, potassium chloride can be added, since the chlorine will have time to erode and will not harm the plants.

Combined mixtures, than to fertilize raspberries in the fall, should be selected in the correct proportions. The percentage of nitrogen should be less, potassium and phosphorus - more, because they are responsible for the wintering of the raspberry tree.

It is not recommended to use only mineral fertilizers for more than 4 years, since without organic additives the soil is depleted, the upper layer quickly gives off moisture and cracks, which negatively affects the general condition of plants with a superficial root system.

Therefore, the best option for feeding raspberries in August-September is combined fertilizers - organic and mineral.

Fertilizing raspberries when transplanting in the fall

The shrub is transplanted in early August so that young plants have time to take root in a new place.

Fertilizers when planting raspberries in the fall are applied to the hole. It can be rotted manure, composted, based on peat or with the addition of river silt, mineral mixtures.

After planting, no fertilizers are applied on black soil for 2 - 3 years.

If the soil in the region or on the site is sandy, then you will have to make top dressing regularly, since the nutrients do not stay in the sand, but are washed out into the lower layers, from where the short raspberry roots cannot get food. On sandy soils, the total amount of dressings is divided by three and applied in small portions.

For beginner gardeners about raspberries

For novice gardeners, feeding raspberries in the fall may seem like a completely unnecessary action that takes time and effort. On rich soils, yes. The first two harvests will be excellent, especially if the plants are varietal. The further you go, the less sweet the berries will be and the more you will have to tinker with diseases and pests.

Video: What and when to feed raspberries

The growth process can be compared to the activity of the human body, which requires the main components of nutrition - proteins, fats and carbohydrates. In plants, these are nitrogen, potassium and phosphorus. At the same time, it is difficult for a person to maintain immunity without vitamins. In plants, the role of vitamins is played by trace elements, which are necessary in small quantities, but the benefits of them are tangible.

Before exertion, a person is given high-calorie food so that the body can withstand. Plants also need nutrition, since they are stressed by the cold season.

Conclusion

For a better harvest, feeding raspberries is necessary in spring, summer and autumn.This process takes time and attention, but is rewarded with large, sweet berries, which the plant pays for constant care.



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