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prune

(prūn),
The dried ripe fruit of Prunus domestica (family Rosaceae), a tree cultivated in warm, temperate regions; a food with laxative properties.

prune

(proon) [L. pruna]
A dried plum, rich in carbohydrate, potassium, and iron, that contains dihydroxyphenyl isatin, a laxative. Regular consumption may lead to dependence on its laxative properties.
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The 811 pruner by Felco is a hybrid of the company's orchard and vineyard pruners designed to offer power as well as speed and precision.
Tree pruners are pruning shears or a pruning saw attached to a long pole that will accept extensions or telescope--usual length is 6' to 12'.
With: Valerie Buhagiar, Angola Gei, Derwin Jordan, Debra McGrath, Tom Melissis, Colin Mochrie, Karl Pruner, Barbara Radecki.
The other (anvil pruner) type of hand pruner has a straight blade sharpened on both sides that cuts against a flat, straight, metal anvil.
This pruner is powered by a rechargeable 12-volt battery which fits neatly into the handle.
One graduate went on to become the chief pruner for the Brooklyn Botanical Garden.
99 PRUNE IT Even sturdy branches up to 35mm thick are no match for a Ratchet Pruner which makes light work of tidying up roses and shrubs and getting rid of brambles.
SAVE: pounds 20 Mhhpounds SAnvil pruner, Homebase, Was pounds 5.
She was predeceased by her brother Forest Pruner and by her sister Alma Anderson.
The Leatherman Vista Pruner works great and has a small folding saw blade for larger branches.
TOP TOOL Felco pruner model 6 ($43 from felco store.