pruning apple trees - Knowledgebase Question

Glasgow, Ky
Question by l_jaggers471
May 29, 2007
When is the best time of year to prune apple trees. I live in southern Kentucky and have young apple trees that I would like to trim and shape them.

Answer from NGA
May 29, 2007


Apple trees are usually trimmed in the winter when they are dormant so you can easily see the branching pattern, however a small amount of pruning can also be done in summer. You may find the following guides helpful.

Good luck with your trees!

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