Pruning Apple Trees

April 8, 2023 – 1 to 3 pm

Learn how to maintain productive apple tree health through mindful pruning with our orchardist.

8 in stock

SKU: CLS-ORCH-PRUNE-04_08_23 Category:


Each participant will leave with an introductory understanding of apple trees. We will cover the role and importance of pruning in maintaining individual tree health and the health of the orchard. We will also cover how pruning can increase yield and the importance of good hygiene in the orchard. Instructions on how to prune a neglected tree will also be covered. Participants will get hands-on experience.

Pre-requisites: None

Ages: 10+ Needs to be able to use a pair of hand pruners and follow directions. Participants under 18 must be accompanied by a paying adult.

Max Class Size: 8

Date: 4.8.23

Time: 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Provided Supplies:
Tree wound sealant
Hand saw

Participant Supplies:
Hand pruners
Work gloves

Price:$50 Individual OR $45 per person for two or more reservations at one time. (Use Coupon Code BringAFriend checkout.)

Gifts: If you want to give a class as a gift, we can provide you with a gift certificate. Please let us know when you make the purchase.

Groups:If you have a group of 5 or more and would like a private class, please reach out to education@slaughterorchard.com.

Dates: Other class dates are available. Please pay attention to which date and time you have selected. Transfers to other class dates will only be allowed if there is room in the other class. Classes will not exceed the listed maximum number of class participants. Classes may be canceled or combined to manage enrollment and orchard activities.