3 Reasons to Prune Your Fruit Trees in Summer

Pruning is SCARY – but NECESSARY! In this video I’ll show you why I’m pruning a fruiting apricot tree in the middle of the summer, doing a HUGE prune on my loquat tree right as it finishes fruiting, and even removing ALL of the fruit off of my young citrus in its first year of growth.

00:00 – Intro
01:07 – Pruning Fruiting Trees
02:27 – What To Prune
05:39 – Pruning After Harvest
08:12 – Loquat Post Pruning
08:32 – Pruning Young Trees
08:51 – Shaping Citrus Trees
10:21 – Outro


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Tools Shown:

→ Forged ProCUT™ Bypass Lopper – 2 in
→ Long Reach Cut ‘n’ Hold Pruner – 1/2 in
→ DualLINK™ Extendable Bypass Lopper
→ Quick Saw® – 7 in Folding Saw
→ ClassicCUT® Bypass Pruner – 1 in

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