For this reason, pruning is avoided at those times when bleeding is likely.
Oct 27, Bob Duncan of Fruit Trees and More on Vancouver Island posted a nice video for prunning figs in a cool climate. I'd also try Desert King, easy and. Jun 06, There are many situations where you might want to prune a fig tree. The first time you should be doing fig bush pruning is when you first transplant your young fig tree.
When a fig tree is first planted, you should trim a fig tree back by about half. This will allow the tree to focus on developing its roots and becoming well established. It will also help the fig tree grow side branches for a bushier treecutter.barg: vancouver. May 04, Create an open framework. When pruning a fig tree, aim to give the fig an open framework and control its size. Cut several of the oldest, woodiest stems down to the base. Sawing a thick, old stem from the centre of a fig treecutter.bar: BBC Gardeners' World Magazine.
Apr 01, When learning how to prune fig trees, the first winter AFTER planting you will want to prune your fig tree. During this first winter, you will want to prune all but 4 to 6 branches. These will be your fruiting branches. Fruiting wood is wood that will bear your fig fruit on treecutter.barted Reading Time: 7 mins.