Cut until it's scary

So says a third generation apple grower

We'd been speaking with our favorite apple grower about pruning trees, a man who grew 30 kinds of apples on the farm he'd worked first with his father and grandfather and now with his children and grandchildren. We said, "Sometimes we look at what we've done and think, 'Oh, too much!'" That drew a smile and:

When I go out into the orchard when the guys are pruning, if I'm not scared about how much they've cut, then they haven't cut enough.