Avocado Trees
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Avocado Tree Thinning

Zone 93003 | larrywaltz123 added on September 8, 2017 | Answered

Cut my Reed Avocado  Tree to the 6 main branches in February. Now it's come back with a vengeance and is growing like a weed...In all directions. Its branches (although thin) are quite crowded...I need to prune it so that next year or the year after we have that delicious fruit again. Help!

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BushDoctor
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Answered on September 9, 2017

Keep the larger branches intact, and trim any smaller branches that cross the path of any other branches. This article will help: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/fruits/avocado/pruning-avocado-trees.htm

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