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Jul 12, Summer Pruning Plum Trees. Thinning fruits can be regarded as the first stage of pruning, as it reduces strain on the branches. Do this in early summer while fruits are still small and can be pinched out with your thumb and forefinger.
July and August is the best time to prune plums in most Northern Hemisphere locations. Jun 08, Prune when the buds are just bursting, or when the tree is just beginning to flower.
Established plum trees that are more than three years old can be pruned in summer, from mid-June onwards. Again, the aim is to keep the tree a manageable size and shape, while allowing the fruit to ripen.
Prune to create an open, wine glass shape. Oct 27, Pruning your plum tree step-by-step. While winter pruning is recommended for many fruit trees, you will find that plum trees are best pruned in late summer/early fall.
Apple trees are among the easiest, and most forgiving, trees to prune, but plums are just as easy.