We topped our trees at the 11' mark and like pineresin said.
Jun 07, The much-reduced tree will need some extra care in the form of regular watering and a feed, but should soon be back on its feet.
Broadcast: Fri. After pruning it is a good idea to apply a mixture of 50% Nitrosol and 50% Seasol using a hose end applicator. This mixture stimulates both leafy growth and root growth. Keep your hedge well watered, especially during dry spells over summer. When the hedge reshoots, trim lightly with shears or a hedge trimmer to encourage further dense new growth.
Jun 21, Trimming cypress trees (Cupressus; USDA plant hardiness zones 4 through 11, depending on type) can be dangerous both to you and the tree. Some varieties can grow from 50 feet to 80 feet, so take. Topping/pruning leyland cypress. The builder of my house put in a row of Leyland Cypress trees about 5' from a fence, with about 5 feet between each tree (as a privacy hedge) - bad choice, of course. The trees are growing fast (as you would expect) and I wanted to see if I could maintain then as a hedge around 12' or so in height.
Sep 21, Italian cypress trees grows about 3 feet annually, so you may need to"top" the tree regularly. Prune An Italian Cypress. Clip the top off of your Italian Cypress tree with a pair of hedge clippers to control height; this is called"flat top" pruning. Check your Italian Cypress. Pruning method for arborvitae, juniper, and chamaecyparis Unlike some conifers, these trees will not form new buds on old wood.
So if you cut back to the brown, aged stems, it won’t grow back. Pruning for size control, therefore, can only be done on new growth (where the stems are still green and pliable). Snip branch tips back lightly.