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Synonyms for prune

Synonyms for prune

to decrease, as in length or amount, by or as if by severing or excising

Synonyms for prune

dried plum

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cultivate, tend, and cut back the growth of

weed out unwanted or unnecessary things

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Since launching our prune packing company, the Wilbur family has supplied top quality prunes to customers of all sizes; from one person distributorships to multinational corporations all over the globe.
Prune right above a set of leaves to help hide the cuts.
MOST PRUDENT PRUNING Richmond explains that employing a professional tree surgeon to prune larger trees isn't only to reduce the potential risk to the homeowner and their property, but to avoid damage from misinformed pruning, which can adversely affect trees for many years, possibly causing premature decline and death.
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However, if you know the plant name, you can easily find out how to prune on the RHS website (
You can usually prune a non-flowering shrub yourself during the summer but flowering plants shouldn't be extensively pruned until their dormant season, and if a shrub or climber flowers after midsummer, it's best to wait until the following spring to prune.
You can even leave them unpruned and then hard prune them every three to four years in late winter, cutting them back to around 50cm (1.5ft) and retraining the new growth.
Prune back to an outfacing bud - if you choose one facing inwards, all new branches will grow towards the centre of the tree, making it look tangled.
Always prune to an outward facing bud, making a sloping cut so water does not rest on the wound.
WOLFING down fashionable foods like avocados, almonds and acai berries - and reaping their nutritional benefits in the process - may be all the rage, but the humble prune shouldn't be forgotten.
The study also found that the prune eaters experienced greater weight loss during the last four weeks of the study.
Paul is so excited by the versatility and flavour of California Prunes that he has created a new California Prune and Pecan Praline Blondie recipe to demonstrate the delicious flavour of one of Britain's best-loved dried fruits.
We didn't want to prune them but there was no alternative.
Gaudillere, "Carbon and nitrogen reserves in prune tree shoots: effect of training system," Scientia Horticulturae, vol.
It's a good idea to prune wisterias twice a year because they grow so rapidly.