Apr 06, Spring snuck up on many people, some of which have not gotten around to pruning their pecan trees yet. Not to worry. Pecan trees are normally pruned during the dormant season because it is easier to see what needs to be pruned and easier to access and make the cut.
But, from the tree’s perspective, pruning can be done at any time. The pruning site may. Jun 04, There is a misconception that pecan trees should be pruned in the middle of winter, but this just leaves the gouges you make in the tree exposed to the harsh winter elements.
Late April is the ideal time to prune, which is after the leaves have sprouted, and means that the tree can immediately begin the healing process required to grow%(36).
Late winter is the standard time for most pruning. In winter pecan trees lose their leaves and go into a dormancy period. For winter pruning, it is important to wait until late in the dormancy.
Tree Protection and Enhancement The NRC, which acts as the Town's Tree Wardens in conjunction with the Department of Public Works, manages a public shade tree management program that preserves and protects more than 3, Town-owned trees for the enjoyment of the public and the enhancement of Wellesley's environment.
Mar 03, The first key piece of information is when to prune your trees. Silas explains,"It's winter time, the trees are dormant, all that nutrition is down at the roots so it's time to prune. These colder months are the best time to prune because the nutrients aren't moving through the cambium. There are also no leaves so it's easier to see where you need to trim.”.