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Help with pruning?

Posted by FarmerArmband none (My Page) on
Sun, Sep 30, 12 at 15:32

I have a guava tree that started producing nice fruit this year and I was wondering if I needed to do any pruning, and if so, when would I start and which branches should I prune? I am aware guava trees respond pretty well to pruning.

Here are some pictures of the tree (sorry that they don't show much). I've marked some of the branches as best as I could.

http://i.imgur.com/2s84y.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/IJ4Ir.jpg


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RE: Help with pruning?

There are TROPICAL GUAVA and there are FEIJOA, which do you have? I have had some experience with Feijoa and basically pruned to shape, removed suckers, crossed branches and the like. There was never really a need for drastic lopping or cutting back.


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