why are my raspberries turning yellow ?

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maighread hourihane asked 14 years ago

my 4 year raspberries are fruiting fantasticly but each year I have an increasing number of yellow fruit, not just from one plant but randonly spread out, they still taste fantastic but can you tell me why is this happening ?

1 Answers

Gerry Daly Staff answered 6 years ago
There are yellow-fruited varieties but if the rest of the fruit is red, this is not the case.

This is possibly virus-related. However, virus generally reduces vigour and cropping.

Another possibility is contamination with weedkillers in tiny amounts, because these generally reduce vigour.