Late winter is the best time to do restoration pruning on old apple trees. Pruning at this time of year helps to prevent the trees from becoming infected with a disease called fire blight, for which there is no cure. There are many goals that are desired from pruning apple trees. One may want more fruit, better flowering, less disease, or just an overall healthier and aesthetically pleasing tree.
At SPM we have the knowledge to properly prune your apple trees to achieve whatever goals you desire. Our knowledge of tree biology, common disease cycles, and soil health help us to determine the best course of action for each tree. Call us today for a free consultation so you can have healthier, more productive apple trees in 2012. (781) 742-4755