Fruit tree pruning - Fruit trees need specialized pruning to maximize their harvests. Regular fruit tree pruning helps maintain the ideal size and shape of the tree in addition to encouraging consistent annual fruit yields.
Winter pruning - Pruning trees in late winter helps prepare them for the spring when they'll experience a period of intense growth. Since trees lie dormant during the cold months, late winter pruning ensures the fresh wounds are exposed to the open air for only a short period of time before the spring growth cycle begins. (89 words)