Git Delete Local Branch

You can delete a Git Branch using the -d option

  $ git branch -d <branch_name>

According to the Git documentation, -d is the shorthand for --delete, so both options are acceptable.

  $ git branch --delete <branch_name>

If you want to delete the branch irrespective of the merged status, use the -D option

  $ git branch -D <branch_name>

Here’s the complete Git documentation about deleting branches

       -d, --delete
           Delete a branch. The branch must be fully merged in its upstream branch, or in HEAD if no upstream was set with --track or --set-upstream-to.

           Shortcut for --delete --force.

       -f, --force
           In combination with -d (or --delete), allow deleting the branch irrespective of its merged status.