How to Prune & Care for Peach Trees?

Answer The cultivation of peach trees results in a fruit that delights the senses whether eaten raw or prepared in a myriad of sweet and savory dishes. Pruning and caring for peach trees can increase both... Read More »

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When do you prune peach trees?

The best time to prune peach trees is in mid- to late February, before they leaf out but after the most severe cold weather has passed. Pruning peach trees reduces their resistance to cold weather ... Read More »

How do I prune new peach trees?

Cut Upright GrowthCut out any upright growth known as water sprouts to stop them from creating shade for other branches. Ensure they are cut right back to where they started growing on the branch. ... Read More »

What is the best time to prune peach trees?

Peach trees should be pruned after January, from oldest to youngest. Pruning just before or during freezing weather can severely harm or kill new growth on peach trees. Pruning during or after blo... Read More »

How do I prune peach trees in Colorado?

Remove any dead, damaged or diseased branches with pruning shears around mid-march. Trim any branches that grow verticalyl except the leader branch. The leader branch grows vertically from the main... Read More »