Fruit Tree Pruning
The following resources provide information about fruit tree pruning.
- Backyard Pruning Presentation, notes used in class for fruit tree pruning. Covers pruning different types of fruit trees, why, how and when to prune for both structure, shape and fruit production.
- Winter Pruning (Video)
- The California Backyard Orchard (University of California)
- Fruit Trees: Training and Pruning Deciduous Trees, Chuck Ingels, UC Cooperative Extension Farm Advisor, Environmental Horticulture, Sacramento County; Pamela M. Geisel, UC Cooperative Extension Farm Advisor, Environmental Horticulture, Fresno County; Carolyn L. Unruh, UC Cooperative Extension staff writer
- California Master Gardener Handbook
- The Home Orchard: Growing Your Own Deciduous Fruit and Nut Trees, University of California
- How to Prune Fruit Trees, R. Sandford Martin (Use Google search to locate sources, prices and availability vary widely)
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