Pruning Tips – When Should I Prune My Tree?
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Branches that grow at a downward angle
Branches that are too long
Branches that are rubbing
Branches that are diseased
The first step in pruning is to remove any dead, dying or diseased branches. It is also important to thin out areas that are too thick so air can circulate. When pruning, make the final cut outside of the branch collar (a swollen area with rough bark where the main trunk meets the branch). Avoid…