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Mar 08, Fruit trees are pruned when they are dormant, sometime in late winter. However, summer pruning can be helpful in shaping the tree to reduce shading of lower limbs. In the example below, we are pruning the trees in mid-July by removing the limbs in the upper portion of the trees that are extending out horizontally into the bushcutting.barted Reading Time: 9 mins. Jun 08, Pruning fruit trees encourages a good size and shape, keeps the tree productive and helps remove dead and damaged wood.
Many fruit trees, such as apples and pears, are pruned in winter, but plum trees can be susceptible to silver leaf disease if pruned at this time. Plum trees are therefore best pruned in spring or summer. Oct 27, Pruning your plum tree helps to balance out the branch structure and give it a characteristic shape.
Bush and pyramid plums come immediately to mind, fan training is another aspect of pruning whereby the tree is trained against a wall or fence, with horizontal wires to hold the bushcutting.barted Reading Time: 7 mins.