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Re: Pantin Mamey Height Reduction.
« Reply #25 on: February 19, 2018, 01:11:38 AM »
Oh okay. I looked it up. I'm guessing this is the sweet spot. I made a yellow mark in the picture where the planned cut is. I gotta be careful with the chain saw to make sure I don't cut into the lateral branch right next to it.


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Re: Pantin Mamey Height Reduction.
« Reply #26 on: February 19, 2018, 01:43:58 AM »
Dr. Crane also mentioned in this video that Mamey is different than other trees when it comes to making cuts. Cutting minor and major limbs to the origin (flush cuts aka drop-crutch pruning) can cause further die back, so he leaves a stub which results in healthier re-growth. He mentions it in the mamey pruning video in the link I posted.

http://trec.ifas.ufl.edu/fruitscapes/Fruitscapes-videos/mamey/playlist2/mamey_sapote_care.shtml
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Re: Pantin Mamey Height Reduction.
« Reply #27 on: February 19, 2018, 12:50:32 PM »
Good find. Thanks. Leave the stub then.

Dr. Crane also mentioned in this video that Mamey is different than other trees when it comes to making cuts. Cutting minor and major limbs to the origin (flush cuts aka drop-crutch pruning) can cause further die back, so he leaves a stub which results in healthier re-growth. He mentions it in the mamey pruning video in the link I posted.

http://trec.ifas.ufl.edu/fruitscapes/Fruitscapes-videos/mamey/playlist2/mamey_sapote_care.shtml
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