In general, the best time to prune most trees in Texas is during late winter or early spring before growth begins. Pruning at different times may not kill the tree, but can cause it to grow improperly. The least desirable time is immediately after new growth develops in the spring.
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Living in Southern California, Shayne Ochoa has been writing professionally since 2005. Her articles have included topics on education, child development and gardening. She also holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in liberal studies from California Baptist University in Riverside.