Inflorescence of cherry plum in spring garden

By January 18, 2018Articles

Inflorescence of cherry plum in spring garden

By January 18, 2018Articles

Inflorescence of cherry plum in spring garden

By Darcy Larum, Landscape Designer There’s an old farmer’s adage which states, “stone fruit hate the knife.” In short, this means that stone fruit, like plums or cherries, do not handle pruning very well. However, when you’re staring up at the overgrown gnarled branches of your once small and tidy Prunus cerasifera, you may find yourself wondering, should I cut back Myrobalan plum? While frequent or excessively trimming a cherry plum is not recommended, it may be necessary at times. Continue reading to learn when and how to prune Myrobalan cherry plums. Myrobalan Plum Pruning Info Myrobalan cherry plums can grow up to 20 feet (6 m.). These large shrubs or small trees can produce an abundance of branches which can become over crowded. With age, cherry plum trees may also stop producing flowers and fruit. Pruning Myrobalan plum trees can help keep them looking full and healthy. However, it

Inflorescence of cherry plum in spring garden

By Darcy Larum, Landscape Designer There’s an old farmer’s adage which states, “stone fruit hate the knife.” In short, this means that stone fruit, like plums or cherries, do not handle pruning very well. However, when you’re staring up at the overgrown gnarled branches of your once small and tidy Prunus cerasifera, you may find yourself wondering, should I cut back Myrobalan plum? While frequent or excessively trimming a cherry plum is not recommended, it may be necessary at times. Continue reading to learn when and how to prune Myrobalan cherry plums. Myrobalan Plum Pruning Info Myrobalan cherry plums can grow up to 20 feet (6 m.). These large shrubs or small trees can produce an abundance of branches which can become over crowded. With age, cherry plum trees may also stop producing flowers and fruit. Pruning Myrobalan plum trees can help keep them looking full and healthy. However, it

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