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CUES: Center for Urban Ecology and Sustainability

Slides and information provided by Mike Zins

Preventive maintenance
Prevent disease from spreading
Clean up damage
Prune branch stubs
Prune interfering branches
Avoid topping trees
Prune for appearance
Control plant size
Control plant proportions
Protect people and property
Prune angled branches
Prune branches that grow inward
Remove multiple leaders
Pruning large established trees
Crown reduction
Improper pruning techniques
Pruning larger branches
Growth habits of evergreens
Pruning evergreens
When to prune evergreens
Shearing evergreens

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Last modified on September 13, 2012