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Re: pruning question

Donna, all I can tell you is to cut off any limbs that hit you in the head when you are mowing and any that might be crossing over other limbs and rubbing on them. Also cut them just beyond the little scar-looking thing where the limb is attached to the trunk of the tree or the main branch. That way they will heal right. Now how is that for the 'scientific' explanation. :-)
zone 7
West TN
----- Original Message ----- From: "Donna" <gossiper@sbcglobal.net>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Sunday, March 06, 2005 10:49 AM
Subject: [CHAT] pruning question

Well I have to go out this afternoon, so in a bit of hurry here....

But with the pruning thoughts, I have uploaded my tree pictures (well I hope
they are there, didn't have a chance to check, and they are beeping for me
to get in the car :)....)

Anyways... what thoughts do you guys have on which branches etc I should

BTW it is a purple leaf plum tree or something like that... no time to

Oops... might need this to see them:



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