How to thin out a tree

How to thin out a tree

We show you how to prune a congested tree to improve its health and form.

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Crown thinning involves pruning out a small number of larger branches in the crown of a tree to allow light to filter into the canopy.

It’s also a good idea to remove up to a quarter of the thinner branches from the crown on a regular basis to allow air to circulate through the tree, reducing problems with pests and diseases.

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