Your Guide to Easy Fruit Tree Care

Why Prune Fruit Trees?

Why prune fruit trees? Watch this short video to find out.

When you watch, notice how the tree I'm pruning is very young. In fact, you should start pruning your fruit trees on the day you plant them, as a way of improving tree health and creating an ideal fruit-bearing structure for your tree.

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Susan Poizner

Director, OrchardPeople.com Fruit Tree Care Education Online

Susan Poizner is an urban orchardist and the author of the award-winning fruit tree care book Growing Urban Orchards. She is the creator of the award-winning online fruit tree care training program at www.orchardpeople.com and the host of The Urban Forestry Radio Show and Podcast.  She is also an ISA Certified Arborist..

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