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Pruning to Restore an Old, Neglected Apple Tree. Robert L. Stebbins. Jeff L. Olsen. Outlines five basic pruning stages designed to restore a neglected apple tree to health. Includes illustrations, a glossary of terms, and sources for additional information. EC Revised February 8 pages. Pruning and Caring for Apple Trees. 4/5/ Loyd Collett, Easter Valley Ranch 2. 4/5/ Loyd Collett, Easter Valley Ranch 3. 4/5/ Loyd Collett, Easter Valley Ranch 4. 4/5/ Loyd Collett, Easter Valley Ranch 5.
Mar 16, Apple trees benefit from proper pruning, spring and summer. CORVALLIS, Ore. - You can prune an apple tree any time of the year without hurting it, but late winter, just before spring, is probably best.
The worst of the cold weather is past, so you won't be subjecting the fresh cuts to severe icing, but you'll still be able to influence the tree's spring shrubhauling.barted Reading Time: 4 mins. additional copies of ECPruning to Restore an Old, Neglected Apple Tree, send the complete title, series number, and amount listed (check or money order payable to Oregon State University) to: Publication Orders Extension & Station Communications Oregon State University Kerr Administration Corvallis, 0 Fax: File Size: KB.
Apple trees should be pruned annually in March. Refer to OSU Extension fact sheetPruning Mature Apples and Pears, for more information. Home apple growers are also encouraged to attend fruit-tree pruning clinics offered through many local Extension offices. How Do I Prune Old and Neglected Apple Trees?