Trimming promotes good tree growth. When you do it right the result is strong. Here are some tips to help you prune correctly:
Know what to trim. Proper trimming starts when you know what branches you should cut and which parts should be kept. As much as possible, do not remove branches that are five centimetres in diameter.
Know when to trim. It is also advisable to trim your trees in its dormant season, but you can consider trimming if there is a danger to the tree or your property. If you are going to prune your plant, make sure to wait for the coldest part of winter has already passed as this will help in creating a more active growth during the spring.
Dead branches need to removed and it can be done anytime of the season. Make sure not to trim strong and broader branches especially for old trees. If the tree is young or it is still a shrub, you can also help by trimming some of its branches.
Pruning is not advised to do during the fall is not considered as fungi and decay mostly spread during this period. When you prune them during that time, the tree may not be able to recover as fast as they could which could lead to further problems.
When you prune your tree in springtime, make sure to wait until all the flowers have faded. For trees and shrubs that mostly produce flowers during the summer, wait for winter to do the job.
Consult your arborist to learn more about pruning. They are experts in tree pruning services Blacksoil and can help you with all your tree service needs.