[NAFEX] dormant vs summer pruning

kathryn stout kathrynwrites at yahoo.com
Tue Apr 1 22:45:32 EST 2003

Well, no actually, no late frost--but the winter was
relatively mild--not much snow--until March. Which was
a continual blizzard. I figure that's got to be worst
possible timing for a tree--it might have not gone
deeply into dormancy, or been beginning to come out of
dormancy, when the March "winter" hit. 
So, I eventually replanted a new tree.
Thanks for asking
kathrynwrites at yahoo.com

--- tanis cuff <tanistanis at hotmail.com> wrote:
> K. Stout :
> Yes, summer pruning can be more an art than a
> science, but the key is to do 
> big prunings gradually.
> Also, removing large branches is stressful; so is
> pruning a little too late 
> in the growing season, and so is pushing the
> hardiness zone of cultivars.  
> And then the poor tree got toasted by a late frost
> ?!
> tc
> The new MSN 8: advanced junk mail protection and 2
> months FREE*  
> http://join.msn.com/?page=features/junkmail
> _______________________________________________
> nafex mailing list
> nafex at lists.ibiblio.org
> Most questions can be answered here:
> http://lists.ibiblio.org/mailman/listinfo/nafex
> File attachments are accepted by this list; please
> do not send binary files, plain text ONLY!
> Message archives are here:
> http://lists.ibiblio.org/pipermail/nafex
> To view your user options go to: 
> (where XXXX at XXXX is 
> YOUR email address)
> NAFEX web site:   http://www.nafex.org/

Do you Yahoo!?
Yahoo! Tax Center - File online, calculators, forms, and more

More information about the nafex mailing list