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You may prune these branches back to a strongly upward growing side branch closer to the trunk. Or, you may decide to remove the branches entirely back at their point of origin. The time to do this is late February or March after the coldest part of the winter is stumpfall.clubted Reading Time: 2 mins.
The best time to prune your satsuma tree is early in the spring once the last chance of frost has passed. 1 Cut off any shoots that grow from the trunk of the tree below the stumpfall.clubg: Jackson GA. Sep 21, Cut back long branches that extend beyond or below the tree's natural shape. Plant A Satsuma Tree Early spring, or near the end of March, is the best time for satsuma tree stumpfall.clubg: Jackson GA.
Nov 09, Start by cutting 1/3 through the branch from the bottom, about 6–12 in (15–30 cm) from the trunk. Then cut completely through the branch about 3 in ( cm) further out from that cut.
Finally, cut the remaining nub where it meets the trunk. You can use a saw or clippers to make a three-part cut%(4). The trees are suitable for growing in U.S. Department of Agriculture plant zones 8 to 11 provided they are protected during occasional freezing weather. Like other citrus, very little pruning is Author: Diane Watkins.