In addition, fruit quality goes down.
Lauren Kurtz is a Naturalist and Horticultural Specialist.
Nov 25, When the stem of the avocado is between 6 and 7 inches tall, prune the stem back to 3 inches. When the stem has leaves again, pot the plant in humus-rich soil. When the plant stem reaches a. Mar 29, Prune every year at least once It really does only take a couple of cuts to keep the tree down to 15 feet as long as I prune every year. If you miss a year, then you’ve got more wood to cut and you lose some fruit production because avocados make most of their fruit on the outer edge of their canopies.
Last year, I pruned on January 26. Dec 29, Before pruning avocado trees outdoors, soak the tools for at least five minutes in a percent bleach solution, which consists of 1 part bleach and 3.