The origin of the olive tree is lost in time, coinciding and mingling with the expansion of the Mediterranean civilizations which for centuries governed the destiny of mankind and left their imprint on Western culture.
Olive Tree Pruning is necessary to adjust the trees to the climatic conditions of the area and increase plantation productivity.
The aims of pruning are:
to balance vegetation with fruit yield.
to minimize the non productive period.
to prolong the productivity of the trees.