Structural Pruning

Structural pruning may require the implementation of several different pruning techniques to help strengthen the core integrity of a tree.

Structural Pruning - Before & After

It may be administered when a tree is young to help create a sound foundation or when an older tree has developed co-dominate branches, closely paralleled branches, too many branches, and, other weaknesses in it’s form.

The combinations of pruning techniques commonly applied are:

Note: Read pruning older trees before making any large cuts on fully mature trees.