Prune a peach tree in late winter when the tree is dormant, according to SFGate. After fruiting, it is safe to trim the tree for size issues. Removing dead or diseased branches should be done as soon as the problem arise... More »

The optimal pruning time for citrus trees is early spring, prior to the flowering and fruiting cycles. This can reduce the amount of fruit produced, but keeps the tree healthier by thinning out the canopy. More »

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Fruit trees in the U.S. Department of Agriculture Plant Hardiness Zone Seven should be pruned in late winter, between January and February. Pruning these trees while they are dormant in the winter revitalizes them for si... More »

Start pruning a peach tree when the buds form. Remove dead and damaged branches, remove old shoots and suckers, thin out the branches and prune the top of tree. This takes about an hour to complete. You need a pair of pr... More »

The best time to prune all varieties of oak trees is during the dormant winter months, according to SFGate. This lowers the risk of disease or bugs getting into the open wounds. More »

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A willow tree should be pruned only in fall or late winter to prevent stunting its growth, according to SFGate. To avoid injuring the tree or causing disease, always use clean and sanitized tools that are sharp and well ... More »

Care for a peach tree by watering it regularly, fertilizing it often and pruning it for shape. Select a location for the tree that has access to full sun and well-drained sandy soil that has a neutral pH. Plant peach tre... More »

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