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Q.Should I Prune A Leaf-less Pineapple Guava?

Zone 85711 | Anonymous added on May 22, 2024 | Answered

My pineapple guava tree has lost all of its leaves. It gets sufficient water and I fertilize it as needed. I have others doing well that are on the same irrigation. However, this one is completely bare. Should I trim down the branches to see if that will help produce new growth? Any other tips in bringing this back?

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Answered on May 25, 2024

Have you checked to see if it is still alive? Scrape off some bark on a couple branches and see if they are green inside. If not, and the branch is brittle, rather than supple, it has succumbed.

If it is still green, you can try pruning for shape. Here is how:




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