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Balanced Pruning 3: Pre-Pruning

Timely Viticulture - Dormant
Timely Viticulture Update: February 26, 2018 “Timely Viticulture” Balanced Pruning 2 dealt with the timing of pruning relative to dormancy, deacclimation, and bud break. The best thing to do is to try to delay pruning as long as practically possible. If you could accomplish all of your pruning in...

Balanced Pruning 2: Timing

Timely Viticulture - Dormant
Timely Viticulture Update: February 26, 2018 Pruning a vine causes it to deacclimate similarly to a warm spell, so do not prune (especially very sensitive varieties) when you know you will experience very serious cold shortly afterwards. The best thing to do is to try to delay pruning as long as...
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