Apr 22, Before pruning, picture what you want the avocado tree to look like now and in 2, 5, 10 and 15 years. Hygiene is also very important when pruning avocado trees.
Pruning tools should be cleaned regularly, and sick – or unhealthy – trees should be pruned separately from the healthy trees in order to prevent the spread of sunblotch and fungal. How to Prune a Young Avocado Plant. Prune young avocado trees (Persea americana) in the spring just before blooming or in the early summer after fruit have set.
Minor pruning. Apr 26, Since avocado trees are warm-season plants that can reach up to 40 feet (12 m) tall, many people choose to keep dwarf avocado trees as house plants instead. By correctly pruning your avocado tree when it’s young and knowing how to care for it as it grows, you can have a happy and healthy potted house plant%(45).