Why so serious?

I continued with the winter pruning of the fruit trees.

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A rather scary looking candidate. A very old apple tree that lost its crown in a storm. The trunk is hollow but it won’t give up. So the new crown did get a bit messy because no one had the time to  give him a proper haircut the last few years.

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I have given my best, but it is still a mess. At least there is some air between the branches again and there is hope to get a better branch structure with the next winter pruning ( or summer).

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Note to myself: Get a new pruning saw!

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