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Why Pruning is Important for Your Tree

Pruning a Tree

Tree trimming is vital to your tree’s health and maintenance. Not only is it done for aesthetic reasons, but it is necessary to promote new, healthy growth on your tree. There are a number of reasons why you may need to trim your tree. Pruning or trimming a tree needs to be done correctly. If it is done incorrectly, you could cut off blossoming or fruit bearing branches. This would harm your tree’s productivity. There a number of reasons that you may need to trim your tree.


If you have dead or broken branches on your tree, they could fall and seriously injure someone. Branches such as these need to be removed as soon as possible. If you have noticed some of your trees’ branches have been damaged in a storm, make sure that you remove these branches as soon as possible, as they can be very dangerous.

Control Overgrowth

You want to ensure that all of your walkways remain open and clear. If you have branches that are obstructing walkways these need to be trimmed so that you can easily use your trails and walkways. Also, you need to be aware of low-hanging branches. If a person is not paying attention, they could run into your tree’s branch and could be seriously scratched or bruised. As the property owner, you need to be aware of branches that could injure individuals on your property.


Property owners want to have trees with full, healthy crowns. Tree trimming makes this possible. Tree trimmers will remove dead branches that are not producing any new growth. This will create a greener looking tree. Also, removing dead branches will ensure that live branches get the necessary nutrients.

Tree trimming also gives property owners the ability to give a specific shape to the crown of the tree. Instead of an overgrown look, a tree will have a nice round shape. Make sure that you discuss your ideas with your tree trimmers, so they can shape your tree.

Promote New Growth

Nutrients travel to dead or non-producing branches of your tree. When you remove these branches, the producing and flowering branches will receive more nutrients. This will make your tree healthier, more beautiful and more productive.

Also, expert tree trimmers are aware of how to remove certain buds on a branch to promote healthier growth in different areas of the tree. They will also know what buds need to be removed in order to promote growth. However, inexperienced tree trimmers may not be aware of what to trim and what to keep. Hiring an expert team to do your tree trimming is necessary to keep your tree as healthy as possible.

Discuss your trees with an arborist. They can advise you on the best way to trim your trees and how a professional team can help you. They can also point out what branches may pose a danger to others. An arborist can ensure that your trees look beautiful for years to come. Make sure that you have a professional team doing your tree trimming to ensure that your trees stay healthy for years to come.


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