dormant pruning of spring flowering fruit tree

jack_27705January 9, 2010

I need to thin out the canopy on my sugartyme crabapple, can I remove crossing branches and water sprouts now, or should I wait until the worst of the freeze is over?

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jack_27705

well. I just answered my own question.

from an article at ncsu extension website:
"Pruning should begin as late in the winter as possible to avoid winter injury."

    Bookmark   January 9, 2010 at 2:08PM
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esh_ga

The extension services provide lots of good information - glad you were able to find what you needed.

    Bookmark   January 9, 2010 at 4:22PM
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