Author Topic: How should I prune a red atemoya?  (Read 306 times)

eez0

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How should I prune a red atemoya?
« on: November 07, 2022, 04:17:31 AM »
I planted this red atemoya about five months ago.



It's been consistently growing on those two main branches.

Should I trim them back to encourage branching as in deciduous trees?

My idea was to let it grow up to the black zone, and then let it form a canopy.


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Re: How should I prune a red atemoya?
« Reply #1 on: November 08, 2022, 12:26:27 PM »
I would leave it alone.

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Re: How should I prune a red atemoya?
« Reply #2 on: November 08, 2022, 06:57:35 PM »
I had one growing the same way but i have to keep it tight due to lack of growing space, so i staked the larger of the 2 branches up and trimmed the other one down a bit to see where it will branch and form  2 "canopy" like sections on the tree. Just pinched the main trunk when it got to the right hight and it branched out nicely.
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