Frost damage to trees in Phoenix - Knowledgebase Question

Phoenix, Ar
Question by srussell1080
February 24, 2011
My 2 mature guava trees
are dropping leaves after
the recent overnight freezes. Will watering help or harm? Thanks!


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Answer from NGA
February 24, 2011

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Watering won't harm your guava trees. As the weather warms in the next 2-3 weeks you should see new growth emerging. When you do, prune back any obviously dead branches. Pruning will encourage healthy new growth and this new growth will cover over your pruning cuts. Best wishes with your trees!

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