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Cutting a. Young Paw paw tree off to reduce height and promote branching

Zone Robina on the Gold Coast | [email protected] added on June 3, 2018 | Answered

The female tree is about 12 months old and 1.5 metres high. When do I cut it back and is it ok to cut it back to around 1 m?

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BushDoctor
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Answered on June 4, 2018

Yes, that can be fine. I would address what looks like a fungal infection starting, also. You can apply dolomitic lime and wettable sulfur to the soil and this will take care of the issue.

This article will help: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/fruits/pawpaw/growing-pawpaw-trees.htm

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