Tree pruning, also known as trimming, can serve several purposes, including hazard reduction and maintenance. Hazard reduction rids your tree of branches that compromise the structural integrity of the tree. Deadwood is full of decay, fungal organisms, and insects, and should be removed. Maintenance pruning can make your tree more aesthetically pleasing, while increasing metabolic processes and promoting better health.
Why Choose Us?
The ISA Certified Arborists at Minnesota Tree Surgeons are educated and experienced in how to prune your trees without jeopardizing their health and longevity. Every pruning cut is made with the plant’s health in mind, making the proper pruning cut so the branch bark collar seals over and prevents decay.
Pruning Young Trees
Pruning trees when young helps develop correct and strong branches and tree trunks. It’s always best to have one tree trunk. It minimizes costly corrective pruning as the tree matures, and helps them live longer and look better.
Pruning Mature Trees
As trees age, they are exposed to environmental situations that can cause damage, such as storms, drought, insects, and disease. Removal of dead branches in the canopy helps minimize decay.
We do not recommend the use of tree climbing spikes while pruning trees as they can cause damage to your tree.