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Jan 24, It should be clear that pruning at planting is for structure only and not to simply remove foliage.
Pruning at planting appears to have little, if any, positive impact on transplant survival and growth after planting.
However, structural defects should be corrected at planting to reduce maintenance costs later. Most trees have at least some defects that should be removed at planting; even minor. Young trees pruned improperly or not pruned at all for several years may require heavy pruning to remove bigger branches to prevent trees from becoming deformed. At planting, remove only diseased, dead or broken branches.
Begin training a plant during the dormant season following planting. Prune to shape young trees, but don't cut back the leader. Mar 10, A proactive homeowner begins pruning as soon as a tree is planted.
Diseased, dead and broken branches should be removed right away. Pruning for shape isn't necessary until the first winter after planting.
Once there are no longer any thick, overgrown trunks left, switch to standard pruning as needed.
Regular pruning throughout the life of a tree reduces the amount of work necessary and the stress on the bushfalling.barted Reading Time: 9 mins. 2 days agoSometimes you’ll prune simply because you want a plant or tree to grow in a certain direction or maintain its shape or size.
You can shape a plant or tree with shears or clippers- or sometimes even. Pruning is necessary for all kinds of trees, flowers, shrubs, and other plants, both indoors and outdoors. “The purpose of pruning is to influence the way plants grow, to improve their growth and therefore their shape and flower and fruit production.” Pruning & Training (Royal Horticultural Society), by Geoff HodgeEstimated Reading Time: 8 mins.