The Benefits of Tree Pruning
True pruning may not seem that important, but it is. There are a number of benefits of tree pruning that you should be aware of.
Your tree health begins with the removal of broken, dead and diseased branches on the mature trees and younger trees. This will stop a fungus that causes decay from penetrating the tree and infecting other areas. Sometimes live branches are removed to increase the level of sun exposure and air circulation within the tree canopy.
Young tree pruning or developmental tree pruning is done for structural enhancement and is very important because it helps to make sure the new plantings have the desired structural integrity and branch architecture. Proper pruning when the tree is young will reduce the potential of expensive problems down the road.
Appearance and Restoration
Tree pruning is commonly done to improve the appearance of a tree and maximize its beauty. It is also done to restore a tree. Aesthetic tree care is important with mature trees when the trees characteristic form deteriorates.
Tree pruning can offer protection against damage from a storm where there is a danger of the limbs falling. This is especially true when the tree is along a driveway, pedestrian path or near buildings. It is recommended that trees with low branches be pruned to ensure they do not interfere with pedestrian traffic or vehicular traffic.
You can increase the value of your landscape and improve its beauty with tree pruning. It can improve the visual appearance of trees in lakes and valleys. It can create picturesque views while at the same time creating the desired privacy.
Tree pruning requires skill and so it is always best to have a professional tree pruning or landscaping company take care of all your pruning needs. They will be able to make recommendations, answer questions and help your trees to be beautiful and healthy.