I missed pruning a few dead branches in an apple tree. Can I remove them in the summer?

Gardens & Landscapes, Apples November 28, 2011 Print Friendly and PDF

The best time to prune is early in the Spring before bud break. Dead or broken branches can be removed anytime, but keep other pruning to a minimum.

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