Pruning plum tree
What is the proper time to prune our 30-year-old plum tree? Buds have started to form. Is it too late? This tree produces a ton of fruit. We want to control the shape a little bit. We aren’t sure what to do.
Douglas County Oregon
Thank you for your question. OSU has a comprehensive article on pruning, that follows, with specifics on prunes and plums close to the end: https://catalog.extension.oregonstate.edu/pnw400/html Hope this is helpful. Good luck!