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Q.We Have A 4 Yr Old Sweet Cherry That Has Never Been Pruned & Had Little Fruit This Year..we Know We Need To So Is Now A Good Time

Zone 84790 | rdbunzzz added on September 20, 2021 | Answered

and how much?

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Answered on September 21, 2021

Sweet cherry trees, being susceptible to infection, will not be pruned during normal dormancy. With this being said, late summer is when to do so with sweet cherries. This is a bit late in the year, but you should still have enough time to prune before any chance of frost sets in.

Here is an article that will help you to prune cherry trees:


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