Proper winter tree pruning is a technique that can improve the aesthetic appeal, health, and vigor of your trees.
Below are some benefits of wintertime pruning:
Even though the wintertime is a great time to prune, if the tree is a spring flowering one and the blooms are crucial to you, it may be best to wait and prune that tree right after it is finished blooming. Even though pruning spring flowering trees in the winter will not harm their health, it can diminish those blooms. If you don’t know if your tree is a springtime flowering one or not, ask a York arborist for assistance.
The usual reason that folks prune their trees is to maintain or lessen the size of a tree. Other reasons to prune are:
Winter is a favorite time to prune trees. Almost all the leaves have fallen, and you can see the tree structure. With a straight sightline to the tree’s interior growth behaviors, it is usually more straightforward for an arborist to detect structural problems and make the right pruning decisions.
Pruning modifies the growth and form of the tree so any questions must be asked before pruning is started.