Incorrect pruning can cause damage to the tree.
Pruning changes the form and growth of a plant. Pruning can also be considered preventive maintenance for both insect and disease damage.
Fortunately, these can usually be pruned off the tree.
Many problems may be prevented by pruning correctly during the formative years for a tree or shrub. The late dormant season is the best time for most pruning.
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Proper pruning first targets and removes the places that are access points for disease: the dead, damaged and diseased tissue. Since this wood has to go, removing it first lets you step back afterward to reassess before you take the next step in stumpchopping.barted Reading Time: 4 mins.
Remove suckers coming up from the roots or low on the trunk.
Mar 10, Pruning for plant health focuses on removing dead, dying and diseased branches, branches that rub together and any branch stubs so the entire tree continues to grow in a healthy way. Opening up the canopy to let light and air filter throughout the entire tree allows for increased foliage while decreasing the risk of stumpchopping.barted Reading Time: 9 mins.