Pruning is a horticultural and silvicultural practice involving the selective removal of certain parts of a plant, such as branches, buds, or roots. It is important when pruning that the tree’s limbs are kept intact, as this is what helps the tree stay upright.
What is tip prune?
Pinching, otherwise known as tipping, is a pruning method generally used on young plants to encourage branching. However, growers can stimulate bushiness early in the plant’s growth by simply removing the tip of the plant manually.