I've been told I should prune my fig tree before the end of the Summer (Northern Hemisphere) so that it can recover before winter. I'm in Ireland. Is it late enough in the summer by July?
This is a fig tree which has been pruned with a chainsaw down low and with normal secateurs up high. Down the bottom on the left you can see the nodule where a limb about 13cm (5 inches) in diameter ...
I have a fig tree that is 5-10 years old. Currently I just remove the dead branches. What is the proper technique for fig pruning?