fruit trees - Knowledgebase Question

orlando, Fl
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Question by suzsbaby
March 16, 2009
I have avocado & bannana trees that have gotten brown leaves from the cold weather, should i throw them away & start again?

Answer from NGA
March 16, 2009
Both avocado and banana trees can be pruned back to remove frost damage. As long as they were healthy prior to the freeze, they should recover. Just prune back the damage and you should see new growth when the weather warms.

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