Posts Tagged ‘proper pruning cuts’

Pruning Young Shade Trees

Thursday, April 25th, 2013

Pruning limbs or branches from shade trees can be done almost anytime, as long as it is done properly. In general, however, the sooner you can start pruning a young tree, the better chance you (and the tree) have in attaining the proper shape and growth habit that you desire. The following illustration depicts basic guidance for pruning young shade trees.

Also, don’t forget how to make a proper pruning cut. The next illustration depicts that proper method.