Although pruning is definitely a human invention, and trees can go without it to develop naturally,
it presents the advantage of renewing the plant’s vigor and increasing its fruit productivity.
Jump in the water, if you follow these tips, you should quickly get familiar with this procedure, and will get better at it as years go by.
- For all the other types of pruning, check out all the articles about pruning plants.
Pruning pome trees:
Pruning seed fruit trees increases fruit formation and will let your orchard bear more and more fruit as years go by.
- No pruning is ever a bad pruning, except if it is too drastic or if performed at the wrong time.
It will help your tree grow well.
In winter, it’s also the time to remove moss, lichen and old bark which are safe harbors for all sorts of parasites and diseases.
- Read our page related to pruning apple and pear trees.