Importance of Tree Pruning

Tree pruning is used when you want to remove unnecessary branches from a tree.

It is subtly different to tree trimming which is where you trim branches to help promote growth.

The following infographic outlines some reasons why tree pruning is important, and shows pictures of some types, and what you can expect.

Benefits of Tree Pruning..

  • Benefit the health, shape and overall strength of your tree.
  • Allow sunlight to reach the entire tree, which helps the tree to grow.
  • Helps to prevent trees from getting infected by removing dead branches.
  • Increases safety, as dead, weak and diseased branches can injure someone or cause damage to property if they call.
  • Helps to prevent disease in the whole garden.
  • Improves the appearance of your outdoor space.
  • Improves the productivity of flowers and fruits.
  • Can make your property more attractive if you ever sell it.

Pruning Types

Crown cleaning

Removes dead, weak, broken overgrown and diseased branches of a tree from the crown.

Crown Raising

Cuts lower branches of a tree if they are in the way of people, vehicles, or property.

It also helps to allow sunlight to reach flowers and plants below the tree.

Crown Thinning

Removes branches all around the tree to allow air and sunlight to reach it.

Crown Reduction

Removes the tips of branches, or the canopy to reduce the overall size / shape of the tree.

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