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Ok to cut back cherry tree after flowering?


 
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 04, 2009 8:52 pm    Post subject: Ok to cut back cherry tree after flowering? Reply with quote

is it ok to cut back cherry tree after flowering

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PostPosted: Fri Jun 05, 2009 9:59 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

yes it is ok to prune the cherry any time from end of flowering until end of Summer. Never take away heavy shoots. trim back light shoots not more than half inch in diameter.
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PostPosted: Sat Jun 06, 2009 9:27 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thanks for info.I'll look up rule 11.I seem to find it difficult to post correctly but will keep trying!
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