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helen378helen378 Posts: 23

I love living in the north east on England went out and started to prune my plum tree as it is in full leaf weather forecast said rain showers and guess what it's just started to snow. Will my tree be ok?

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  • pansyfacepansyface PEAK DISTRICT DerbyshirePosts: 20,132

    ER, I WOULDN'T BE PRUNING A PLUM TREE UNTIL MID TO LATE SUMMER MYSELF.

    Apophthegm -  a big word for a small thought.
  • DovefromaboveDovefromabove Central Norfolk UKPosts: 77,410

    Prune plums and other prunus in late June to avoid Silver Leaf infection. 

    Don't think snow will kill it tho'  - has it blossomed yet?

    “I am not lost, for I know where I am. But however, where I am may be lost.” Winnie the Pooh







  • helen378helen378 Posts: 23

    Blossom been and gone

  • Mark56Mark56 Windsor, BerkshirePosts: 1,653

    June for plums. Too early, for this reason. 

  • pansyfacepansyface PEAK DISTRICT DerbyshirePosts: 20,132

    A LITTLE TIP FOR NEXT TIME.

    https://www.rhs.org.uk/advice/profile?PID=245

    Apophthegm -  a big word for a small thought.
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