Sunken, dead and often oozing areas of bark will become apparent from spring and.
Dispose of all cuttings to avoid transfer of disease.
Jul 12, Normally July to August is the recommend time for pruning plum trees if you're in the Northern Hemisphere, so just to be safe you might want to wait another couple of weeks. Prune out the affected branch, and if the tree is quite overgrown it may be worth thinning it a little to improve airflow." Ann Marie Hendry on Tuesday 16 June Jun 13, Stonefruit, such as plums, peaches, apricots and nectarines, need to be pruned into what's called a vase shape, or open centre.
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