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Weekly update for cherry trees – first week of August

Now that the cherry crops have been picked, that is if spring frosts and birds did not do any major damage to your crop prospects, it is a good time to consider the size of the trees. This is the right time now to summer prune your tree(s), bringing them back to a size you can cope with. DO NOT LEAVE IT TO THE WINTER TIME. Summer pruning means cutting out surplus older wood and creating more sun and room for younger 1 to 3-year-old wood.

One response to “Weekly update for cherry trees – first week of August

  1. askennerton August 5, 2015 at 11:34 am

    I’m surprised to read this as I understood that June – mid July is the time to prune all cherries (including flowering ones) & plums. What about the diseases?

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