When do I trim apple trees?

Answer To encourage growth as well as fruit production, apple trees should be trimmed during the dormant season, when the tree is not bearing fruit. Trim the tree the first season after it is planted and ... Read More »

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How do I trim wild apple trees?

Remove any dead, damaged or diseased branches and dispose of them away from any other trees to prevent the spread of disease. Choose the leader--the tallest, fastest growing vertical branch from th... Read More »

When do you trim pear trees?

Pear trees and other fruit-producing trees should be pruned late in the winter dormant season to prevent the loss of stored energy. The tree does not use energy while it is dormant, making it a saf... Read More »

When is it time to trim lime trees?

Trim lime trees in early spring before they bloom, or in late summer after the blooms and fruit are gone. Prune weak branches that will not support fruit, and thin out a bushy mid-section to allow ... Read More »

When is it time to trim oak trees in Eastern Missouri?

In Eastern Missouri, trim oak trees from November through February, which is the dormant season. Pruning and trimming while the trees are dormant helps to avoid fungus oak wilt. Prune younger trees... Read More »