When is the appropriate time of year to cut back the branches of a peach tree? The tree is about 2 years old and produced quite a few peaches last year, but they were small. The branches are long and lanky, too weak for nice to large peaches this season.
Care of Peach Tree
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This article will help you with pruning your peaches: http://wilkes.ces.ncsu.edu/files/library/97/How%20to%20Prune%20Peach%20Trees-4.pdf It sounds like your tree would also benefit from thinning. This article will explain more about that: http://www.ent.uga.edu/peach/peachhbk/cultural/thinning.pdf