To create a healthy, strong fruittree which produces good produce it is essential to prune. Pruningfruittrees will help produce an attractive and strong resilient fruittree which produces good fruit and lots of it.It’s vital to prunefruittrees in the first three years, as this is when their shape and size is established. Remember, it is much easier to keep a tree small than try to prune a large tree into a manageable size.Here’s why your fruit trees need to be pruned:Pruning removes dead, diseased and unattractive growth which results in a strong healthy fruittree which bears larger and more fruits.Pruning your fruittree also encourages healthy new growth which leads to more flowers and ultimately more fruit.By pruningfruittrees you are able to control the height, growth pattern and structure of the tree. This makes it easier to care for the tree and keep it free from bugs and diseases. This also makes it easier to access the fruit when you harvest.One of the most important reasons to prune your fruittrees is to encourage air movement and light penetration into the canopy of the fruittree. Thus helps reduce the build-up and spreading of pests and disease. More sunlight also equates to better fruit quality, that’s why the best fruit is always at the top of the tree.