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A Beginner's Guide to Pruning Fruit Trees

JANUARY: Fruit tree maintenance (spray and prune deciduous; fertilize evergreens; move Figs; add bareroot apples & pears; add Fuerte avocados and lemons)

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How to properly prune fruit trees. This is great but how to grow without chemicals to keep bugs from eating them up?

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How to Prune Fruit Trees the Correct Way

How to Prune Fruit Trees the Correct Way. It is simple, and very important to do this correctly for a large held of fruit.

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What to Prune When

Apples (including crabapples), peaches, pears, plums, and cherries should be pruned in midwinter. Although winter pruning removes some of their flower buds, the goal in pruning fruit trees is to open up the tree to allow in more light for a better crop of fruit, rather than to get maximum bloom. Dormant pruning is especially important for apples, pears, and crabapples because pruning wounds during the growing season expose the trees to a bacterial disease called fireblight. Test Garden Tip…

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How to prune fruit trees: Pruning made easy!

First of all a let me say this; fruit trees do not need to be pruned to produce fruit. The fruit production of a tree is a natural occurrence which ensures the survival of a tree. That means a gardener may choose not to prune and on that note why...

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A Beginner's Guide to Pruning Fruit Trees

JANUARY: Fruit tree maintenance (spray and prune deciduous; fertilize evergreens; move Figs; add bareroot apples & pears; add Fuerte avocados and lemons)

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Grow Little Fruit Trees for Big Rewards

See our ingenious pruning method for growing an orchard in a small backyard. Shown: Kept small with timed pruning, this 'Fuji' apple tree stands about 4 feet high and wide and produces an ample crop of full-size fruits.

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