How to prune an apple tree

How to Prune an Apple Tree - Organic Gardening

With shears, a pruning saw and common sense, you dont have to be a tree surgeon to improve the appearance, yield and health of your apple trees.

PRUNING APPLE TREES:  First Winter: If there has been a lot of new growth, choose 3 to 5 branches for the first set of scaffold branches. These branches should spiral around the trunk with about 4 inches vertical distance between each branch. Cut off the other side branches and any vertical branches that may compete with the leader. Prune back the main leader shoot, but keep it as the highest part of the tree to maintain your pyramid shape.

In depth pruning instructions: How To Prune An Apple Tree- for someday when I can plant one :) bet this would work for most trees not just apple.

How To Prune the neglected  Apple Tree this winter

Learn how to prune apple trees properly and luscious fruit every year with this free tutorial.

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Pruning a mature apple or pear tree

Pruning apple trees in South Carolina home gardens and orchards. How to train and prune apples for fruit quality, pest control. Heading and thinning cuts, training neglected tree, watersprouts, suckers.

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Great guide for pruning apple trees with lots of pictures and info for new and old trees - good guide for beginners

Many gardeners inherit an ancient apple tree and are unsure as how to treat it. Old apple trees are both a haven for wildlife and a bonus to any allotment or community garden. With a few steps you can bring them back to health, the most important thing being to open up the centre creating a goblet shape, that  lets the air circulate preventing the build up of pests and diseases. The upright straight prunings can be used around the garden;http://www.growveg.com/growblogpost.aspx?id=285

Many gardeners inherit an ancient apple tree and are unsure as how to treat it…

Apple Tree Care: When And How To Prune An Apple Tree

Apple Tree Trimming – Learn How And When To Prune Apple Trees

Apple Tree Care: When And How To Prune An Apple Tree. Apple trees may make a great shade tree, but if you want to garner the delicious fruit, you need to pull out those pruning shears. Learn how and when to prune apple trees in this article.

Apple Tree Recovery – Pruning & how to revive an old tree

Apple Tree Recovery – Pruning & how to revive an old tree

Apple Tree Recovery – Pruning & how to revive an old tree - I need to know this!

Apple trees may make a great shade tree, but if you want to garner the delicious fruit, you need to pull out those pruning shears. Learn how and when to prune apple trees in this article.

Apple Tree Trimming – Learn How And When To Prune Apple Trees

Apple trees may make a great shade tree, but if you want to garner the delicious fruit, Learn how and when to prune apple trees in this article. In winter don't trim below 20 deg.

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