Fruit Tree Pruning. John Strang U.K. Dept. of Horticulture. Reasons for Pruning. Reduce tree size Control tree shape Make trees structurally strong. Reasons for Pruning. Improve light penetration Flower bud initiation Fruit color Pest control. Reasons for Pruning.
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U.K. Dept. of Horticulture
Facilitate cultural operationsReasons for Pruning
Reduces shoot and limb vigor
Encourages floweringBranch Spreading
Reduce tree height
Cut out 3-4 large branches
Cut back to outward growing branchesPruning Neglected Trees