Pruning

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Due to weather conditions, surrounding infrastructures, diseases and personal requirements of the owner, the development of a tree in the urban area sometimes requires some corrections. That is why we offer several methods of pruning (cutting branches) to meet every need.

Structural Pruning: This method provides an attractive and solid tree structure. It should be practiced from the beginning to the end of the tree’s development. This will avoid many problems in the future and reduce maintenance costs at the same time. Often, this method will be used to correct the structural defects of mature trees.

Crown Cleaning: This is the most popular and often cheaper treatment. It involves removing dead, diseased, weak and damaged branches. It encourages the natural growth of the tree and prevents entry of diseases and pathogens by concentrating the tree’s energy on the desired parts and by accelerating wound closure. This practice also enhances the beauty of the tree.

Crown Thinning: This method includes crown cleaning in addition to removing selected branches which will increase light penetration and air movement inside the crown. A maximum of 25% of the foliage may be removed. Improves health, reduces humidity levels inside the crown and provides light to the tree itself, lawns and homes.

Crown Reduction: The goal is to reduce the size of the crown by removing branches extremities. Reduction cuts are made at specific locations in order to ensure wound closure. A maximum of 25% of the foliage may be removed.

Crown Restoration: If a tree has been damaged by a storm or has been victim of bad arboriculture practices, it will be necessary to mitigate damages by making selected cuts. This will improve the tree’s appearance and encourage its recovery.

Utility Pruning: Selective cuts to clear infrastructures from limbs and branches. (Telecommunication or electricity wires, roads, trails, houses, trees, pools, etc.)

Vista Pruning: Remove branches that obstruct a specific landscape.

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