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Posted on January 27th, 2017 in Forests and Street Trees, How To, Urban Forestry | No Comments »

Pruning has been called “one of the best, worst maintenance practices,” especially when performed on urban trees. The process creates wounds, which have a major impact on plant processes. Improper cutting on a tree causes severe damage or even death. Be sure to watch this before pruning trees! Tree Pruning Essentials video.

View publication for more details: Tree Pruning Essentials – FNR-506-W at the Education Store.

Resources
Tree Pruning Essentials – publication, Purdue Extension
Trees and Storms, Got Nature?
Tree Risk Management, The Education Store – Purdue Extension Resource Center

Lindsey Purcell, Urban Forestry Specialist
Purdue University, Department of Forestry and Natural Resources



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