Tree surgery

Tree Surgery

There are many different methods of pruning trees, some are more specific to certain species while some are more appropriate according to the tree’s environment and desired appearance.

Methods we cover include: Crown reduction, Crown thinning, Crown lifting, Crown cleaning & removal of deadwood and formative pruning.

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Crown Reduction

The shortening of branch ends to reduce the overall size of the tree’s crown.

The result: A more compact canopy allowing more light to the area below.

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Crown Lifting

The removal of the tree’s lowest branches to raise the canopy of the tree.

The result: More clearance under the tree and more light to the area below.

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Removal of Deadwood

This method is generally considered as good practice on all trees to maintain the health for the long term.

The result: Clean looking, safe tree.

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Formative Pruning

This method is for young and newly planted trees. It is simply pruning to encourage good growth habits and eliminate any defects.

The result: Good form and structure in later years.

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