Pruning Landscape Trees
Some Facts about Pruning Landscape Trees
- Every pruning cut is an injury to living trees.
- Trees can compartmentalize damage when pruning cuts are made correctly.
- Incorrect pruning cuts open paths for tree failure from disease and insect damage.
- Its a pruning paradox that many pruning cuts, made to reduce the height or spread of trees, actually trigger their natural response to increase growth.
To protect your tree’s health please take time to learn to make proper pruning cuts as described in this brochure or in material available at your library or hire a licensed arborist from this list