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Q.How And When To Prune A Blind Espalier Apple Tree Of About 10 Years Old

Zone SK12 1PT urban | john poynton added on May 3, 2020 | Answered

I don’t think that I pruned it hard enough last winter. I tend to prune in the Summer but the shoots are now about 12 inches long and if I cut back to about four nodes there would be no leaves left!

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Answered on May 5, 2020

I don't see a reason to prune, at this time, unless you want to shorten the primary branches.

Here are some articles that will help you to know when and how to do this:



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