White pine candles.

Discussion in 'Gardening & Plant Propagation' started by fernando, May 6, 2005.

  1. fernando

    fernando Well-Known Member

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    Is it possible to have too many candles on young pine trees. My trees are about 3 feet tall and some of the tips have 5 + candles. Should they be thinned out?
     
  2. Marcia in MT

    Marcia in MT Well-Known Member Supporter

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    The trees must really like you to put out that many candles -- it's wonderful! I wouldn't thin them, but you can lightly pinch the tip of the terminal one if you want, and the branches will be even bushier.