Prune maples when dormant after the coldest part of winter.
Mar 10, When thinning, reducing and shaping branches and limbs small enough to cut with hand tools, keep in mind that your cuts are going to encourage new growth.
These suckers will never become desirable branches, and only steal energy from the tree.
Cut limbs ¼ inch above a bud that faces the outside of the plant. This will be the direction of the new growth. Keep your cuts at a degree angle to prevent water damage and treeclearing.barted Reading Time: 9 mins.
Apr 07, An inexpensive and safe way to trim tall trees that are too high to reach. You can do it yourself without a ladder, a lift, or a professional. Created Spring. Sep 28, To avoid tearing the bark when cutting large tree limbs, use the 3-cut method.