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Somewhat surprisingly, the biggest national producer and exporter of boysenberries is New Zealand. A Guide to Growing Berries. The easiest way to manage a bush is to cut back any cane that you have already picked from because they won’t produce fruit again. Choose well draining, sandy loam soil that will have a pH of 5.8-6.5. Boysenberry bushes can grow very tall and will require a trellis to help support the height. And of course, home gardeners can grow the berry in any location that falls in USDA Hardiness Zones 5-9. Raspberries are an ideal home plant for most temperature areas of New Zealand. Plant the boysenberries about three feet apart at the same depth they grew at the nursery. Prepare. Boysenberries grow best in a well-draining soil like sandy loam enriched with organic matter. Wet the soil so it's moist, not soggy. Growing Instructions. Two main types of raspberry plant are commonly grown: summer-fruiting and autumn-fruiting. 2. 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