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Cleaning, crown thinning, raising, and reduction are four main reasons for tree pruning.

Tips on the whys and hows of tree pruning

But less is often best as you can always prune more later

Reading Time: < 1 minute There are many reasons for pruning a tree, says provincial tree specialist Toso Bozic. Cleaning is the removal of dead, dying, diseased, crowded, weakly attached, and low-vigour branches from the crown of a tree. Crown thinning is the selective removal of branches to increase light penetration and air movement through the crown. Thinning opens the […] Read more