Bought some Fruit bushes recently, and the best time to start pruning is the day you buy them, so we set to work. Prunign at this stage is about forming the right shape of a crown on the plant, so we remove any crossing branches, and these are what we use for cuttings. We take the cutting at an angle below the bud, remove the growing tip, dip in rotting powder and place around the rim of the pot. These cuttings are kept outside, or can be kept in the tunnel, and should be ready for potting on May some time, As you can see we got a good few from our few plants, so we'll have a glut of fruit bush plants this autumn to plant!!
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