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How far back can I prune this cherry tree 2 months 2 weeks ago #71608

  • JackCity63
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I got this cherry tree sapling in the spring this year. I have basically just been letting it grow and establish its roots in the new pot. I had a bit of problems with insects, which is why I think some of the leaves don't look quite as good.

I am pretty new to bonsai, this is the first one that I am trying to "start" myself. My other one was purchased from Costco. I am wondering how far back I am able to prune the tree, I think it may be a bit too tall, but I don't want to trim it too far back, and accidentally kill the whole tree. Any suggestions would be appreciated, thanks!!!

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How far back can I prune this cherry tree 2 months 2 weeks ago #71673

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At this time of the year you cannot cut as much as you can in late winter and early spring.

I would not cut at all until the trunk has thicken considerably.

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