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    This has been really useful - thank you guys. I have been wondering whether to buy some Ruby Falls to try in containers on the patio.

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    I blight two pairs last year, as yet no fruit.

    T&M advised me not to cut them an I as mentioned before as they fruit on old wood.
    1 of my pots got smothered in mildew late last year.

    Hoping for great things from them as I've invested a lot of effort so far.

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    I went back down and bought the rest lol, appart from one weak looking straggler.
    end result, 9 plants for 18 quid l), if they all provide, bargain city i reckon .
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    ^^Nice one, last year I bought 3 to start with and potted up as per instructions. They seemed to go down hill very quickly so me being me I bought 3 more, needless to say they were only doing their own thing and I ended up with 6 very healthy plants.

    Even now they look dead just sticks poking out the ground but after last year I think I will wait and see.
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    Well I waited and we seem to be getting there, we even have buds today
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    Nice Pots
    As i took over a new lottie with both summer and autumn berries on it i ended up giving most of mine away to family and two to the lady whose plot i took over( she took over my smaller one).
    The ones i have left are looking pretty good, ( ill take a fot when it stops raining) and seem to have a few berries forming but my guess is theyll be better next season.

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    Quote Originally Posted by seasprout View Post
    I blight two pairs last year, as yet no fruit.

    T&M advised me not to cut them an I as mentioned before as they fruit on old wood.
    1 of my pots got smothered in mildew late last year.

    Hoping for great things from them as I've invested a lot of effort so far.
    Both of mine are now growing away happily, no sign of previous mildew problems.

    Wondering though if and when to feed.....

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    If they are in pots you will definitely have to feed.

    I feed high nitrogen for green growth then as the fruit starts to appear I will change to high potash to swell the fruit.

    To date mine have been fed twice with Miracle Grow and this will continue every 2/3 weeks until I change to Tomorite when the fruit appears. There are of course organic feeds if you prefer but I know little or nothing about those.
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