Key Terms

CROWN THINNING

Pruning to remove branches as detailed in Crown Cleaning and the removal of further small diameter branches to obtain the required crown density. These branches will normally be below 5cm in diameter and spread evenly throughout the entire crown of the tree. Crown Thinning will not result in major alterations to the overall outline of […]

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CROWN CLEANING

Pruning to remove dead wood, diseased and dying wood, split or broken branches and crossing or rubbing branches.

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PRUNING OF ESTABLISHING TREES

Pruning in order to promote good health and form in recently planted establishing trees. Carried out correctly, formative pruning can be the most effective means of pruning that a tree can receive. It involves the early removal of potentially weak branches in order that a framework is developed, allowing the tree to mature with a […]

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