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Oct 26, A few people have asked me about how I prune my young avocado trees, so here's a video in which I demonstrate how I do it. Enjoy!
Apr 22, General avocado pruning principles are: Prune horizontal branches developing low to the ground, as these interfere with tree access Push light into the tree interior, by cutting"windows" in the canopy Trees grown on slopes should be pruned to a lower height than trees on flat land. Jun 27, The best time when to prune an avocado tree is really anytime, as long as you are doing light pruning. If you wish to do heavy pruning on your avocado tree, then you may want to wait until late winter or early spring, which is right before the active growing period for the tree.
But how far back to cut it?
This will ensure that the tree regains its full shape faster. Nov 15, However, major or heavy pruning should only be done in the early part of the year from January through April. Avocados flower and bear fruit at stem terminals, so if you give the tree and buzz cut (heading cuts), all the flower terminals will be cut off and there will be no flowering the following year.
Avocado trees grow up to 80 feet tall in U.S. Department of Agriculture plant hardiness zones 9 through 11, and dwarf varieties reach about 15 to 20 feet. 1 Cut back the top of the tree at the time.
Unless you have experience with avocado trees, have your rejuvenation pruning done by a professional service.
Mar 29, What will happen is the leaf buds below the pinch will grow, but most likely the growth will be not as unidirectional. Rather, it will spread out laterally, bush out. This pinching can be done any time from when the new growth is just a half inch like above or when it’s a couple inches long treeclear.bar