pruning a choke cherry bush of 8 years old and a plum bush of 10 years
both of the bushes have gotten tall and are showing a lot of limbs without leaves, would like to rejuvenate both, to a better look. when should we prune and how far should we cut them back ,the cherry is about 6' tall and the plumb is 9' tall and about 10' wide.
Deschutes County Oregon
Here is an excellent publication that will tell you how to prune both. http://extension.oregonstate.edu/linn/sites/default/files/pruning_pub_handout2012.pdf