pruning citrus trees - Knowledgebase Question

Port Charlotte, Fl
Question by acdelko43
September 24, 2010
both my orange and grapefruit trees have lots of fruit, but they look like they should be pruned--wild branches, etc. Can they be pruned with fruit on them?


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Answer from NGA
September 24, 2010

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Your citrus trees can be pruned at any time. If you want to save the fruit, either try to avoid pruning the branches that contain fruit, or wait to do your pruning when the fruits are ripe. Even if you have to sacrifice some of the fruits, you can prune now and it won't hurt your tree.

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