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Mar 21, Myth 6: The Tree Casts Too Much Shade so you need to top it.
Topping is not hard to spot.
Research says: A true tree professional will thin a tree with proper pruning to reduce shade without the terrible damage of topping. Myth: The Tree Got Too Big for its own good. Research says: Trees genetically reach a certain size in given circumstances. They don’t outgrow shrubhauling.barted Reading Time: 5 mins.
PRUNING MYTHS Myth: Removing a Tree Is a Crime Against Nature. If a plant is in the wrong place, from a functional or aesthetic viewpoint, it is by definition a weed and you can remove it with a clear conscience. This is especially true if you must mutilate a tree beyond recognition to eliminate the problem it is causing. Figure File Size: 1MB. Oct 16, Little pruning is necessary in the first three years after planting, unless the tree has a double leader. In that case, remove the weaker stem.
Myth: Tree topping is the proper way to prune a tree. Feb 08, Planting or pruning tree myths Myth one: “Newly planted young trees must be staked" This is one practice that has been replaced with the knowledge that staking has an adverse effect on how trees become established.
A tree that has a sturdy root ball and is stable in the planting hole does not need to be shrubhauling.barted Reading Time: 4 mins.
Nov 02, Myth No. 4: Pruning at the time of transplanting aids plant establishment by balancing top growth with existing roots, thus reducing transplant shock and easing establishment. In most plants, buds and young leaves produce compounds which stimulate root initiation and growth.