Pruning an Avocado Plant

I have grown an avocado tree. I would like to know what people mean by pinching back so as to get a rounder fuller tree. Do I pinch the top off the tree or just the leaves?

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By Martha from Dexter, NY

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February 11, 20160 found this helpful

Pinch the newer growth at the top of your tree.

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