Most homeowners schedule tree pruning during winter right as the trees go into dormancy. However, summer is another good time for getting this done. This is particularly true for fruit-bearing trees and trees with existing damage. Here are a few other reasons summer tree pruning is beneficial.
Dead Limb Removal
Pruning ensures the removal of limbs that may show signs of severe damage or disease. These limbs stress the tree and should be removed right away to prevent stunted growth. Weakened limbs can also collapse and damage property or cause bodily injury.
Professional pruning during summer also encourages the healthy production of new branches and oxygen-producing leaves. This isn’t a DIY job and requires a professional that can prune at just the right depth for optimal growth in the ensuing months. Continue Reading →