Figure 1. Fruit tree parts Pruning Terms Bearing tree – A fruit tree that has reached the stage of development to produce fruit annually. Branch – A shoot that has developed to maturity and has passed through one or more dormant seasons (Figures 1B and 1C). File Size: KB.
trees with fruit growth and development. Summer pruning is usually done from June through August, though the greatest benefits are achieved when summer pruning is completed in early summer, when fruit are still small.
Pruning Unbranched Trees or Whips The trunk and branches of a new fruit tree may require pruning immediately after planting.
Summer pruning removes leaves (food manufacturer), slows fruit ripening, and exposes fruit to sunburn. Summer pruning can be used, however, to slow down overly vigorous trees or trees that are too large. It is most effective in early summer. 2. Right after planting a new tree, cut it off to a short stick 24 to 30 inches high and cut any side File Size: 53KB.
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Training and Pruning Fruit Trees Pruning vs.
Training Historically, fruit tree form and structure have been maintained by pruning. Tree training, however, is a much more efﬁcient and desirable way to develop form and structure. Pruning is the removal of a portion of a tree and is used to correct or maintain tree structure.
Training is. Oct 25, Pruning is meant to determine how and when the tree will fruit. Therefore, training and pruning are two different aspects of modifying naturally occurring growth patterns. Training involves tree development and form, whereas pruning involves tree function and size.
Training takes place in the first years of the tree's life. Pruning is.