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Pruning Trees in Winter

Pruning a tree. (Photo: Pixabay)

Winter is an ideal time to prune deciduous fruit and shade trees, since the trees are dormant and...

Posted on Wednesday, January 3, 2018 at 4:41 PM
Tags: apricot (2), cherry (2), disease (2), dormant (1), environmental disorders (1), fruit (1), pest (1), prune (1), pruning (4), tree (2), trees (1), UC IPM (1), winter (1)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

Avoid Pruning Apricots and Cherries in Cool Season

Figure 1. Oozing produced by fungal infection of a cherry branch pruned during a previous cool season.

Most people think about pruning fruit trees during the winter since the branch structure is most...

Posted on Monday, December 1, 2014 at 8:00 AM
  • Author: Chuck Ingels, UCCE Sacramento
Tags: apricot (2), canker (1), cherry (2), pruning (4)

The Good Side of Pruning

Fig. 2. Anthracnose on sycamore twigs.

In the December 2013 issue of the Green Bulletin, we looked at “Pruning and Tree Physiology:...

Posted on Thursday, August 28, 2014 at 10:46 AM
Tags: disease (2), pruning (4), tree care (1)

Pruning and Tree Physiology: The Bad and The Ugly

A coast live oak (Quercus agrifolia) in the initial stages of decline from Armillaria root rot.

[From Dec 2013 issue of the UC IPM Green Bulletin newsletter] Pruning in Practice Pruning is...

Posted on Tuesday, July 8, 2014 at 12:22 PM
Tags: Lacan (1), pruning (4), tree (2)
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