PlumTree - Knowledgebase Question

Woodland Hills, Ca
Question by mojomomof7
April 16, 2010
When is the right time to prune a plum tree. I bought 2, three months ago. spring flowers already gone. Husband says I should prune now to control growth.I thought you prune after the leaves all fall off in the fall and winter seasons.

Answer from NGA
April 16, 2010


As a matter of fact, plum trees should be pruned in June. When pruning, make clean cuts to avoid splitting or fraying the wood.

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