December Week 1 Remove and burn corrugated cardboard trunk bands.
1. Pruning can alternatively be done in the summer at the time fruit is thinned, then 2 months later and again after harvest.
For light pruning of bleeder trees See July.
Dormant oil sprays are used to reduce overwintering populations of insects. Most backyard fruit trees will not need to be treated with dormant oils. Fruit Tree and Vine Care Calendar. mature fruit trees. Sandy, rocky, shallow soils tend to require more fertilization. To stimulate more vegetative growth, apply 1/2 fertilizer in February or March and 1/2 after harvest.
Hand-thin fruit trees.
Prune trees during late dormancy, just before they begin to push and/or spring and summer at fruit thinning and after harvest. Pub. See #1 for apricots. 4. 44 rowsPrune out the wood that bore fruit, cutting canes near ground level. SEPTEMBER –.