black raspberry canes have fruit but cane starts to wither, leaves turn...

Asked July 2, 2014, 6:49 PM EDT

black raspberry canes have fruit but cane starts to wither, leaves turn yellow, fruit shrivels. Next year's canes look vigorous. Realize the fruited cane will die back but fruit has not ripened.

Baltimore County Maryland fruit fruits and berries

4 Responses

It is possible that the cold winter may be responsible for the dead cane, it may also be the result of a stem borer. Cut the dead part out and inspect the cane for a borer.


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if it is a borer, could it spread to the new canes that produce fruit next year?

if it is a borer, could it spread to the new canes that produce fruit next year?