You should leave three or four charpentes.
First, the large cuts are made to maintain the three to five scaffold branches (these cuts need to be made with a saw in a mature tree). Second, the tree can be topped at the desired height (with pruning shears).
Then the pruner, again with the pruning shears, can Missing: france. Mar 31, Pruning the olive trees, / was a horrible winter here in Provence.
Long, dull, exceptionally cold and rainy. The light, sunny days were very few and everyone seemed to be in low spirits. It wasn't till the end of March that we started to see. Sep 17, The ideal pruning time for the olive tree is when the risk of frost is low.
Preferably, before the winter rest leaves (when the average temperature exceeds 10ºC). The leaves and branches are the shelter that the olive tree has to protect itself from the bushgrinding.clubg: france.
Pruning and caring for an olive tree Pruning olive trees is recommended yearly at the end of the winter / beginning of spring. Olive trees prefer light pruning to severe pruning. But if you must drastically reduce branches, do so in fall if freezing is rare in your area, and in spring bushgrinding.clubg: france.