Winter is known for its extremely cold temperatures, winds and storms which are usually unfavorable conditions for trees. A lot of trees don’t survive through the winter due to these harsh conditions and partly due to negligence on the part of the property owner.
Since the trees are most susceptible and at their weakest during winter, tree branches and trunks are more likely to fall or break during the winter storm if care isn’t taken.
Professional tree care experts at Arborist Aboard share essential winter pruning tips that will help keep the tree in shape and your property safe during winter. They have a team of experts who provide top-quality tree care services to residents of East Lake, FL and surrounding areas.
Essential Winter Pruning Tips
Prune During Late Winter and Early Spring
It is most advisable to prune during late winter and early spring due to the harsh, cold temperatures of winter. Pruning during mid or early winter can make the sites of the incision dry up, making the tree more susceptible to infections and diseases.
Trees are best pruned close to the time when new buds are starting to form, helping the trees concentrate on new growth rather than extending the old branches.
Prune on a Mildly Dry Day
Pruning on a wet or extremely dry day can expose the tree to infections. Diseased and broken branches should be removed first and since the foliage on deciduous trees is usually shed, every part of the tree can be seen clearly making those easy to identify.
Leave Pruning To Experts
When pruning is handled by inexperienced hands, it is easy for things to go wrong and this may cost the health of the tree. Expertise is needed to properly prune trees, making the right cuts in the right direction without harming the trees.
Where To Get Professionals For Your Winter Tree Pruning
Arborist Aboard is owned by Mark Hughes, a native of the Bay area and second-generation tree care professional.
With over 15 years of experience as a certified arborist and over 20 years of experience in the field, you can be sure your trees are getting the best treatment.
His crew of arborists are well trained and insured and the company itself is licensed to carry out all tree services in East Lake and its environs. They provide high-quality services at competitive rates, ensuring utmost customer satisfaction all the way.
You can call +18139204410 for emergency services and to get a FREE quote or visit their website to make an appointment.