How to Prune Trees (PDF)

Category Pruning

The objective of pruning is to produce strong, healthy, attractive plants. By understanding how, when and why to prune, and by following a few simple principles, this objective can be achieved.


12 Page(s)


  • Why Prune
  • Pruning Approaches
  • Pruning Cuts
  • Pruning Practices That Harm Trees
  • When to Prune
  • Pruning Tools
  • Treating wounds

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Published by: USDA Forest Service

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By Roger Wellsted (Guest Post)
July 21, 20040 found this helpful

My neighbours want to top about 10 of my Hymenosporum Flavums. I've been told it's bad to top this Frangipani as it is likely to die within two years after topping. Is this correct?

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By jean m (Guest Post)
July 12, 20080 found this helpful

I want to move my lilac bush, when and how do I do it?

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