Summer pruning apples restricts growth and encourages flowering the following spring. Find out how to summer-prune your apple tree in our No Fuss video guide with David Hurrion, Gardeners’ World Magazine. David explains how and why to summer prune apples, and demonstrates how to remove new growth while increasing flowering potential. He also explains how to increase air flow around the tree and how to avoid cutting out fruiting spurs.
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