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Prune macadamia nut trees to a central leader and so scaffold branches are spaced 6 inches apart and zig-zagged up the tree (not on top of each other.) One you have created the basic shape little pruning is needed. However cut back branches that go in wrong directions back to your strong laterals. Sep 05, You can prune a macadamia tree to any height but to avoid having to cut large branches, it is best to do it regularly.
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First remove any dead or unhealthy branches, then remove any that are growing inwards or in an unwanted direction. Finally, cut to the shape and size you want.
Depending on how old the tree is it is desirable after planting to prune to reduce the tree to two leaders at each branching. The tree should be manicured to allow for light, picking and air movement in the center as the tree matures. The tree can be thinned to a minimum of. Young macadamia tree training and mature macadamia tree pruning is an essential part of macadamia orchard management.
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