This great instruction video lasts over 9 minutes and is packed full of tips on how to prune apple trees. This video shows you how to prune an apple tree in the summer.

An apple tree can grow rapidly so it is important to prune your apple tree in the summer removing branches that are no bearing fruit.

This step by step video shows you exactly how to prune your apple tree to ensure your tree goes on to produce fruit the following season.

This video also shows you how to deal with wooly apple aphid. If this has attacked your tree either prune the branch or wipe it off.

The video also tells you how to stay safe when pruning your apple tree – make sure you don’t lean to far over the tree when pruning the branches. If the branches are out of reach move the ladder to give you better access.

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