Raspberries, like other heat-loving plants, needs to be protected from frost. Accordingly, the process and the quality of raspberries insulation for the winter will affect the amount of crop. All that is needed to save the raspberry bushes, is the observance of crop production technology.
First, to hide raspberries frost, it is necessary to lower branches to the ground and tie them elastic ropes. The main thing – to have time before the sharp decrease in temperature, as well as branches of raspberry is still flexible, elastic, they can be easily bent without breaking. Note that lowered to the ground only need young branches, because they are the most healthy and bring a rich harvest. Do not feel sorry for the old – it is better to cut annually.
In winter, covered with snow branches will, therefore, make sure that it was not too much, because the raspberry bushes can break under the weight of rain. If the snow is too small, it will not perform its function – to protect from the severe frosts. In this case, pour on top of the snow, or even cover the straw. During warming can form a solid crust of melted snow, which must be removed to allow air access to the raspberries.
Methods for care and pruning raspberries remontant and ordinary different: First you need to completely cut off the roots, the second requires the above-mentioned conditions for protection from winter frosts.