Pruning Fruit Trees - Writtle University College
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Pruning Fruit Trees

About the Course

A one day course with a mixture of theory and practical sessions aimed at those who are unsure how to keep their fruit trees in proper order. This course is especially suited to the novice or those with little experience. Topics covered will include:

• Formative Pruning

• Pests & Diseases

• Selecting the correct variety

Participants will receive information and instruction on pruning fruit trees to achieve the desired shape and promote better fruiting.

Entry Requirements

Participants are required to wear work clothes suitable for the weather including sturdy footwear, preferably with steel toe caps and work gloves.

You are also asked to use your own tools so please bring secateurs, loppers and a Pruning Saw.

By making a booking you are declaring yourself medically fit to participate in the course.

Useful Information

Free parking is available on campus; a permit will be issued and should be clearly displayed.

Catering facilities are limited at the weekend therefore participants are advised to bring a packed lunch and all refreshments needed for the day.


Course Dates

Saturday 30 January 2021 (10:00am to 3:30pm)

£95 per person (5 places available)


For group bookings please contact Michelle Williams 01245 424287