High Bush Cranberry - Pruning

Reply

  #1  
Old 08-20-01, 03:37 PM
rpr3
Visiting Guest
Posts: n/a
Hello --

This spring we transplanted several high bush cranberry shrubs from an open field onto our property line. They took
very well, and are thriving. However, each bush has only one trunk (or stem), and we would like to prune them
to get a multi-stemmed, or "bushier" effect, or even a hedge, if possible. Can anyone tell us how we might go about
this, and when might be the best time to do it? We're here in upstate New York, USA.

Thanks for your help!
 
Sponsored Links
  #2  
Old 08-31-01, 07:57 AM
Member
Join Date: Aug 2000
Location: USA
Posts: 15,834
Pruning high bush cranberry

Pruning of high bush cranberry is best kept to a minumum, unless removing dead branches or stems. If there is a need to prune to shape, this is best done immediately after flowering. Removal of oldest stems in bushes with multiple stems tends to generate the production of more stems from the roots. Best regards.
 
Reply

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Thread Tools
Search this Thread
Display Modes
'