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Apr 11, A video on pruning plum trees - Dan Neuteboom shows us two mature plum trees, one of which has been pruned badly, while the other has been pruned well. One w. Sep 26, Video on how we prune our plum trees to reduce height and width and to produce maximum good size fruits.
Branches that spread too wide, perhaps from lack of sunlight, will weaken when laden with heavy fruit.
We normally prune during Winter. Occasionally we do. Oct 27, Pruning your plum tree step-by-step. While winter pruning is recommended for many fruit trees, you will find that plum trees are best pruned in late summer/early fall.
Apple trees are among the easiest, and most forgiving, trees to prune, but plums are just as easy. Apr 13, Plum trees are deciduous, flowering treemulch.club can be grown in soil of average fertility and moisture levels.
Plant them in a spot that drains well and is in full treemulch.club European plum tree (Prunus domestica) has been selected for this treemulch.club is best grown in zones 5 to 9. It can become about 15 feet tall and should start to produce fruit three to five years after it is first planted. Jun 08, Prune when the buds are just bursting, or when the tree is just beginning to flower.
The picture above is our graphically challenged attempt at explaining the idea behind pruning a plum tree to a wine goblet shape.
Established plum trees that are more than three years old can be pruned in summer, from mid-June onwards. Again, the aim is to keep the tree a manageable size and shape, while allowing the fruit to ripen.
Prune to create an open, wine glass shape. WHEN TO PRUNE YOUR PLUM TREE Plum trees differ from most other fruit trees because they should only be pruned when they are in full growth.
In the UK, the best time to prune your plum tree is in mid Junenever in winter when they are treemulch.club reason is that pruning your plum tree when it is dormant will expose it to the risk of Silver Leaf disease and other fungal infections.