Pruning Blackberry Plants

Pruning is an important part of proper edible plant care, but many people find the task overwhelming. It doesn’t have to be! Keep these things in mind:

  • You can have confidence in knowing that not everyone will prune the exact same way (even the experts).
  • There are several reasons to prune: to maintain the size and shape of your plant, stimulate strong growth, and overall fruit quality.

NOTE: This is part 8 in a series of 11 articles. For a complete background on how to grow blackberry plants, we recommend starting from the beginning.

Pruning blackberry plants