Pruning at la Food Forest

Pruning at la Food Forest

To increase yield and grow stronger fruit trees we are pruning our trees.

PRUNE FREQUENTLY

Prune your plants a lot more frequently during droughts. Even if the plant is completely healthy, try and prune it back by about a third. Cutting it back will mean that it will not need as much water, allowing the plant to live longer on less water. Large Canopy Trees and shrubs should generally be exempt from pruning because their canopies are what keep them cool during the hot days. If you were to prune them, they would become more stressed and damaged from the dry, hot air.

 Pruned young Mango Tree

Pruned young Mango Tree

Skeleton Pruning of our lime tree

Skeleton Pruning of Lime Tree

Lime Tree in March

Lime Tree after pruning

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