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Unformatted text preview: 7. leave a small portion of the stem above the bud 8. prune branches that are growing inward 5. what is thebest time of year to prune and why? Late fall/early winter because there is little other stuff to do 6. should tree paint be used to protect wounds? Not any more 7. what is tree topping, and is it used today? Reducing the total tree height by 1/3 to by removing upper scaffold branches Not used anymore 8. 2 commonly used trellises and 2 pruning methods for grapes Trellises- single-wire and double-wire Pruning methods- spur pruned or cane pruned 9. when do flowering plants initiate their flower buds? Immediately after flowering each year 10. 2 prunign methods for evergreens, and which one is more common today? Formal and informal; informal is more common...
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- Fall '07