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When to prune in southern california

Posted by neoender z9 Inland Socal (My Page) on
Mon, Sep 6, 10 at 17:50

So I know next to nothing about pruning

I have a bunch of plum and citrus trees and plan on planting some peaches and pomegrantes and avocados.

what time of the year do I prune? summer? winter? I know that in other parts of the country you prune in the summer but does that hold true here?

how about grapes? when do i prune grapes?

any recommendation on books or websites that tell me how to prune?

also, do lettuce and such self seed here or will they try to sprout in the spring and die in the summer and not be able to self seed in the fall for their real growing season in the winter?

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RE: When to prune in southern california

Sunset Western Garden Book ... covers all those fruits you mentioned.

ADDING: lettuce

Lettuce will not self-seed very successfully.

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