It is important to prune for tree health and prevent any maple.
It is important to decide upon the height of the trees, and then think about the pruning. Try to keep the height of the trees to the limit where the branches can be easily reached and pruned. Trees exceeding in height may require professional pruning.
Also remove any branches that present a safety hazard, such as branches in the way of pathways or other hazardous situations.
The next important thing is to get to know the ‘plant psychology’ of your trees. Different types of maple trees have their own tendencies to grow in a Estimated Reading Time: 4 mins. Jun 14, To make room for the leading limb, arborists select a central branch that’s free of damage, wounds or defects.
Then, they identify competing stems to shorten or remove.
Prune or Kill?
Ridding your tree of rival branches is called structural or subordinate pruning. The goal is to encourage the tree’s leader to grow by trimming competing branches.