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FV Fruit Freak

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Carambola winter pruning for So Cal?
« on: January 23, 2020, 08:23:34 PM »
How do you prune your starfruit tree in the winter? I was told cutting it all the way back is the best thing to do to promote fruiting?
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Re: Carambola winter pruning for So Cal?
« Reply #1 on: January 25, 2020, 01:54:11 AM »
Dude, that tree looks awesome. I have had great results using Ferti-Lome 9-59-8 to induce flowering. Good luck
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Re: Carambola winter pruning for So Cal?
« Reply #2 on: January 25, 2020, 01:06:22 PM »
Your tree is small. Leave it alone.
You don't need to trim it to force flowering.
It will flower when mature.
It's nature.


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Re: Carambola winter pruning for So Cal?
« Reply #3 on: January 25, 2020, 04:53:09 PM »
Thanks Chris! Got some ferti-lome en route.

Thanks Seanny. Iíll take your advice and leave it be. Mother Nature please be kind...
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Re: Carambola winter pruning for So Cal?
« Reply #4 on: January 27, 2020, 03:36:03 PM »
If it gets leggy and the branches are bending at the tips I'd prune it.
Let the energy focus in the center or towards older branches.

 

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