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Question: 669-5211
When is the best time to prune Cherry trees? John, Charlestown, RI

Mort's Answer:
You can prune and trim in the winter or mid summer. Winter pruning will stimulate growth in the spring and summer. Summer pruning will affect the total fruit. All shoots that go straight up should be removed. If you want more fruit, cut the ends and clean out the middle of the tree. A scaffold of five main branches will produce many flower bearing branches. Lateral branching should be encouraged.

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