Each teacher has his booklet and we can find more.
Feb 09, In order to shape a potted olive tree, cut back any overgrowing branches to 1/4 inch (= cm) above a healthy bud to preserve a uniform shape. Such pruning olive tree for shape type is done in late winter after olive fruit harvest but before new growth begins. Remember, don’t over prune olive trees in pots!Estimated Reading Time: 8 mins.
Pruning. Like most evergreen trees Olives respond very well to pruning, in fact the more you prune, the happier they grow. It is best, however, to prune your Olive after the last of the winter frost (March onwards) and before the first autumn frosts (late October early November) If you prune back your Olive tree ‘hard’ it will result in a dense growth or a pruning standard olive trees ‘formative’ prune will give your tree a natural bushcutting.barted Reading Time: 2 mins.
For more information on how to shape your olive trees and make them look bushier, fuller or wider, check out my recent article.
Our pruning teacher from the University of Perugia suggested that every olive should be in direct sunlight for at least some part of the day. Sep 17, Time of pruning of the olive tree The ideal pruning time for the olive tree is when the risk of frost is low. Preferably, before the winter rest leaves (when the average temperature exceeds 10ºC).
The leaves and branches are the shelter that the olive tree has to protect itself from the cold.