The Q&A Archives: how do I prunedwarf peach trees

Question: how do i prune a dwarf peach tree and when do I apply pesticide?

Answer: Peach trees are usually pruned just as the flower petals drop in the spring with the idea that this timing is optimal for the cuts to heal quickly. The following web site provides pruning and general care information developed for New York state. You may need to cut and paste the complete url into your browser to make it work correctly.

Your spray program will depend on which diseases or pests are prevalent in your local area. The timing of each spray will depend on the weather each year. Your local Cornell county extension staff should be able to help with the spray program for your tree.

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