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Pruning bare root fruit trees

elliotm22elliotm22 Posts: 1


I planted some bare root fruit trees in France the winter before last. 

Half were stolen not long after, so I just left the others and forgot about them since I haven't spent much time there. 

The ones left are the apple and pears. How should I prune them at this point?

I'm sure I read that after planting you can cut them right down to encourage new lower growth. Or should they just need a lighter prune?

Thanks in advance for any replies

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