July 1, 2022

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All You Need to Know About Tree Pruning

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You've probably seen many trees and maybe even planted some yourself. How much do you know about trees and how to prune them? You should consider several aspects.

To understand the importance of tree pruning, it is important to first understand how trees work. The tree is a living, complex organism that can support itself. Trees use carbon dioxide from the atmosphere to make sugars that are used to build blocks of cellulose or lignin. 

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Through their roots, trees absorb water and other essential nutrients. These nutrients are carried to the leaves by a system of tubular vessels called the xylem. The tree then uses these nutrients to produce flowers and fruit.

It may seem strange that you should prune trees. Pruning is primarily done to improve the tree's structure. Pruning is the controlled removal of branches. However, there are also benefits to clearing out broken branches. 

You may have to prune a tree that is close to a structure if it is a mature tree. Pruning trees should be done only when they are necessary. A large branch can lead to disease entry through the wound, or it could cause the tree to become weaker by removing too much of its leaf material. 

It is not an easy task to remove branches. In many cases, you need to leave this job to expert arborists, who can easily handle the task.