Pruning guidelines

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Are there simple rules to follow for pruning timetables?

Pruning guidelines

After a young tree has become established in the landscape (usually one year after planting), pruning really becomes a job of "training". Two general pruning rules to follow:
1. Training or pruning can take place progressively over the next three to five years and
2. No more pruning should take place in a single year than is needed to enhance the shape or structural strength of the tree.

   

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