Prune trees using cutting tools appropriate to the size of the tree or shrub in early spring or late summer. Pruning is done to maintain the health of the tree, direct growth and increase fruit production when applicable... More »

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The YouTube channel of Prune Like a Pro features several instruction videos on how to prune fig trees. The species covered include the Fruiting Fig (Ficus Carica) and the Weeping Fig (Ficus Nitida). More »

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When to prune a tree depends largely on what needs to be accomplished by the pruning and the type of tree. Light pruning and removal of dead or diseased branches can be done at any point during the year. More »

Raspberry bushes should be pruned in the early spring or summer. A gardener should only prune a raspberry bush in the fall if he wants only a fall crop of berries. More »

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To prune a spirea bush, remove the tips at the beginning of spring, maintain the shape during the summer, remove overgrown stems and branches during the fall, and cut dead or damaged branches during the winter. Pruning s... More »

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During the spring and summer, which are the active growing months for citrus trees, they need fertilizing one to two times. During a young tree's dormant period in the fall and winter, it is only necessary to fertilize e... More »

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The optimum time to heavily trim a yew for size maintenance is in late winter or early spring before the shrub begins new growth. Follow-up trimming is done from mid-June until August. Avoid autumn shearing because it st... More »

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