Best time to plant and prune trees and shrubs

Asked October 19, 2017, 8:19 AM EDT

1. When is the best time to plant pear trees? 2. When is the best time to plant a peach tree? 3. When is the best time to prune a holly bush? 4. When is the best time to prune American boxwood?

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1 Response

The best time to plant fruit trees is in the spring or in the fall from mid to late September.

There are many types of hollies and you did not mention the type you have. In general, they can be pruned before spring growth. They can also be pruned in the winter for berries.

American boxwood - Best time to prune is before spring growth.

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