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pruning plum trees

Posted by maureensnc z7 NC (My Page) on
Sun, Apr 8, 07 at 13:13

I have two fairly new--3-4 ft.--plums that seems to put out as much folliage at the base as at the top. Do I prune that out now, wait for June, what?
Thanks!


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RE: pruning plum trees

Wait until they are actively growing, or else if you prune when dormant you risk getting water sprouts or other unwanted growth. I read this in the book "Backyard Orchardist"

http://www.netwrite-publish.com/garden/prune-plum.htm

Here is a link that might be useful: Pruning


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