Q.Pruning A Cherry Blossom
Hi, We were given a cherry tree as a wedding gift. We’re not sure what type it is, but believe its a white cherry blossom that does bear fruit. We have no idea how to prune it or to encourage new growth in terms of branches, really hoping you can help us!
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It looks a little young to prune, but if you must, I would only take the top inch off of each main branch. There is no real reason to do this yet, and doing so poses a risk of infection, though.
This article will help you to know how and when to do so: