Lime Trees

Lime Tree Pruning

Anonymous added on December 23, 2010 | Answered

Can you prune a lime tree to make it bushier or is it better to let the branches be long?

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Answered on December 24, 2010

You can prune to make it bushier. While not essential, thinning branches allows the tree to have stronger branches and better support for fruit, as well as better airflow and sunlight penetration, which results in bigger fruit and a healthier tree.

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