How to Prune Small Branches

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How to Prune Small Branches
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When pruning small branches use a sharp set of pruners.  Prune the branch back to a location just above a bud or strong healthy stem.

When pruning small branches use a sharp set of pruners. Prune the branch back to a location just above a bud or strong healthy stem.

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Never leave a stub or poor cut with no buds or leaves to support the branch.  This will cause dieback and decay.

Never leave a stub or poor cut with no buds or leaves to support the branch. This will cause dieback and decay.

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A good finish cut back to the main stem will provide for good healing and healthier growth.

A good finish cut back to the main stem will provide for good healing and healthier growth.

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