Pruning my Tayberry. Finally! I have tamed my Tayberry. It now looks all prim and proper like it should do after under gardener kindly attached my wire support system to the wall, I promptly pruned my Tayberry and rescued it from the floor! I’m not sure of the variety but it can’t be a thornless type since pruning it was like wrestling with. Tayberry (Rubus fruticosus x ideaus) is a cross between a blackberry and a red raspberry, and is named after the River Tay in Scotland.
It was patented in If there is only space to grow one hybrid berry, a tayberry is an excellent choice.
It is prolific and within two years will give delicious. Once again, opening up the bush by intelligent pruning and support and help to make picking rather less of a chore. Tayberry fruit tend to grow on second-year canes. In order words if you buy a brand new tayberry bush then it’s unlikely that you’ll get fruit in your first year. However, by the end of the first year you’ll be seeing Estimated Reading Time: 5 mins. The best time to rejuvenate large, overgrown shrubs is late winter or early spring (March or early April).
Heavy pruning in late winter or early spring will reduce or eliminate the flower display for 2 or 3 years. However, rejuvenation pruning will restore the health of the shrubs. The best time to prune healthy, well-maintained spring.