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Case history - 15

The following series of pictures were taken at the beginning of July 2012 when the new growth extensions were ready to be scissor pruned back to the foliage pad profiles.

Photo showing new growth extensions   Photo showing new growth extensions
 
These three pictures were taken before scissor pruning and show views of the right and left hand sides of the tree and the apex.  
 
Scissor pruning   Scissor pruning

These pictures illustrate the growth extensions being cut back. This scissor pruning process was continued over the whole tree with the amount of new growth extension being cut back to suit each foliage pad profile.

     
Detail view of part of the foliage pad before being scissor pruned to length.   Photo showing before scissor pruning
     

Detail view of the same section of foliage pad after scissor pruning to length. The section below my hand has still to be pruned back.

 
     

Detail view of the same section of foliage pad after scissor pruning at all levels of the pad.

  Scissor pruning comp;eted
 
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