How To Prune Citrus Trees

In reality, pruning guidelines are informative but should not be strictly followed. You should prune when it makes sense. When is that exactly? Well therein lies the problems.  Below are various situations which warrant pruning in addition to pruning guidelines and techniques.

Pruning Guidelines

  • Do not cut more than X% off at a time

Pruning Scenarios

 

Making the Cut

Where on the tree to cut is as important as how you make the cut.