Fruit Tree Pruning Resources
General Pruning Resources
There are many sources of information about pruning. This FAQ is intended as a starting point into the subject. UC ResourcesPruning Small Trees and Shrubs, Ventura County Cooperative Extension Training Young Trees for Structure and Form, California ...
Peach Tree Pruning
Peaches and nectarines are usually pruned during the winter dormant season. It's important to know that fruiting takes place on one year old wood. The UC Integrated Pest Management website has a brief summary of peach and nectarine tree ...
Pruning Apple Trees
Here are some Extension resources about pruning apple trees. Be aware that some of the advice in these non-California resources may be specific to a different climate, but the general approach for apple tree maintenance should be the same. Videos: ...
Citrus Tree Problems
If you have problems with a citrus tree—including orange, lemon, lime—UC has resources that may help: Citrus Diseases and Disorders of Leaves and Twigs covers a range of problems including branch dieback, sooty mold, yellow leaves, and more. This ...
Arborists and Tree Services
We recommend consulting with a certified arborist for many tree issues. While we are not able to recommend commercial services, the website for the International Society of Arboriculture has a search feature to help locate arborists who work in your ...