Reasons for pruning

1. To direct growth, making a plant look more dense or open.

2. To decrease the amount of shade and overall weight on the trunk and branches

3. To keep a plant's size in check

4. To increase airflow and sunlight to the innermost parts of a tree

5. To remove dead or diseased wood.

6. To increase fruit and flowering quality and quantity.

7. To screen or frame a view.


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