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Fruit Tree Pruning

Garden Help > Fruits & Nuts

Thinning Cuts, Source UC ANR
The following resources provide information about fruit tree pruning.

Presentation Material:

  • 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.
  • Fruit Tree Pruning (video for the presentation slides above, includes UC's 10 pruning tips for fruit trees) (Video 1:28:25) 
  • Winter Pruning (Video 7:49)



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