Citrus Tree Pruning Tips.
When to Prune. Regular pruning for desert-grown citrus trees should take. place in the spring, between February and April. Citrus-growing areas of the state which are cooler should delay the beginning of pruning until late-February or March.
Most pruning that File Size: 1MB. When to Trim Citrus Trees in Arizona The best time of year to trim citrus trees is in the spring. If you trim them between about mid March to early May, the trees are less likely to be harmed by extremes in temperature. Citrus fruit ripens in the late fall, from about November to February for most varieties.
Nov 30, Most evergreen plants, including citrus, also rest during the times of cooler temperatures. For winter dormant plants, the best time to make pruning cuts is generally in January.
If pruning of citrus is absolutely necessary, try very hard not to remove too much of Estimated Reading Time: 3 mins. Dec 05, Gardeners often assume that pruning citrus trees is much the same as pruning regular fruit trees, but citrus tree pruning is actually very different for a variety of reasons.
For starters, citrus wood is tough, so it can withstand heavier loads of fruit. Additionally, pruning the center of the tree isn’t as critical because citrus trees are capable of producing fruit in less than optimum Estimated Reading Time: 1 min. Feb 09, December through February is the best time to prune deciduous trees. There is also a way to prune apples, peaches, nectarines, apricots and nuts to dictate the height of the fruit-bearing.