How do you prune a tangerine tree?


Tangerine trees do not require much pruning. However, when they do need pruning, suggests removing all suckers, cutting branches that rub or cross other branches, removing branches that appear dead, diseased or damaged, raking up the debris at the bottom of the tree, watering the tree until a puddle forms and painting all newly exposed areas of the tree bark.

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How to Prune a Tangerine Tree
Tangerine trees growing in a home landscape do not normally require pruning. Citrus trees usually have an aesthetically pleasant growth habit and stay fairly compact. Pruning may be needed when the tree is damaged by cold and frost. Pruning may... More »
Difficulty: Moderately Easy
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