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Discussion in 'Gardening Advice' started by jenny armour, Nov 28, 2018.
Does anyone know how and when to trim apple trees. I have a Coxes and a Baeburn?
I have always understood that the trees should be pruned in winter to reshape them and in summer to stimulate growth.
Agree with that (having got several crab apple trees to tend to)
Agree. I need to prune an apple tree this winter which is growing too tall.
Between Nov to March once all leaves gone before buds appear
Any particular way to prune?
Depends how you want to train it, I dont let mine go above 8 ft high, also make sure no branches cross each other - keep it fairly open
Yes mine is definitely higher than 8 feet, never pruned it before and had a great crop of apples this year, but the cox's branches are way out in the garden. The braeburn is only small ie 5 feet but was bent double with apples this year, so would like to prune that too