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achetadomestica

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Re: Annona pruning concepts
« Reply #25 on: September 08, 2019, 10:21:46 PM »
After Irma knocked all my annonas down I pruned heavy and staked the trees up.
I had sugar apples and atemoyas. I think that was September 11th when it hit us.
My trees flowered and set a few fruit. They then went dormant when the days got
short and the fruit did not develop.

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Re: Annona pruning concepts
« Reply #26 on: September 11, 2019, 10:08:07 PM »
Thanks, I take this to mean any fruit I get now will not mature before the tree goes dormant.

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Re: Annona pruning concepts
« Reply #27 on: September 12, 2019, 07:56:35 PM »
The biggest mistake I see from Annona growers is the lack or fear of pruning during the early formative years of the trees life. Simon

I really agree with that. I made the mistake once but now I don't let a branch become more than 1 foot long before tipping and stripping. No need for any tools to do this so I just pass by evry week or two and use my fingers. You can always eliminate crossing or too dense branches but it is very hard to get them inside a canopy except by harsh pruning.

 

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