To have the best fruit from year to year it’s necessary to prune fruit trees every year. Let’s take a look at the reasons why they need pruning.
1. To reduce the number of fruits – This may seem counter-productive to fruit tree growers. Below are the benefits of reducing the quantityof fruits.
a. To strengthen the tree – This is critical for young trees. Fruit trees need to create thicker trunks and main branches to prevent breaking from the weight of the fruit. If there is too much fruit, the trees will put all of their energy into the fruit instead of building wood. This is why fruit trees are prone to break branches. [Read more…] about Why Prune Fruit Trees Every Year