One of the best gifts you can give your trees in winter is a fresh prune. This time of year is called the dormant season, and it’s when trees halt their growth so they can safely get through winter and come out strong for a growth-filled spring.
Dormant season pruning reduces the risk of fungal infections and spreading certain tree diseases like Dutch Elm and Oat Wilt. It also minimizes sap loss and increases visibility to identify any branch structure problems.
Continue reading to dig deeper into the benefits of dormant pruning!
Dormant season usually arrives within the early winter weeks. Understanding its effects on your trees may help you better monitor their health before spring.
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A tree’s inactivity, coupled with the outdoor elements, makes pruning during this time beneficial to your trees, including:
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Proper tree pruning is both a science and an art. Done incorrectly, it can cause serious damage to your tree.
Davey’s ISA certified arborists have a deep understanding of a tree’s biology to properly eliminate or minimize defects without harming your tree’s growth.
We are also equipped with the appropriate equipment and tools to trim your trees safely and effectively.
Get the job done right by hiring a professional tree service.