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; ; March is the best time to prune a peach tree

Jan 16, 2020 - The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Q: We have been waiting for the right time to prune our peach tree and I know you recommend March for that. However we just noticed that they seem like they will bloom very soon. Should we still wait until March? Martha Zamorano, North Fulton County

A: The tendency of peaches to bloom in January is the reason to wait until March to do your final cuts. Only in March will you be able to assess if any freeze damage has been done to flower buds or to branch tips. In March it will be easy to se...