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How to Prune Mayday Trees Step 1. Inspect your tree when it develops leaves, looking for winter injury from storms and heavy snow. If you notice Step 2. Wait until your mayday tree finishes blooming to prune the tree further. This happens in spring. Step 3. Check the mayday tree for branches. Feb 23, Some experts suggest mayhaw pruning should start on the day of planting. This type of pruning is done with many fruit trees to avoid the splitting of the trunk that is possible when double leaders or codominant stems are allowed to grow.
Training the tree to a single leader can begin at an early age if the double leaders are stumplopping.barted Reading Time: 2 mins. Pruning may be needed to remove dead branches, encourage bushier growth, promote more flowers, or maintain a specific size or shape.
Dead branches should be removed close to the trunk, flush with the bark. When pruning to control a plant's size or shape, cuts should be Available Colors: White.