Tree Pruning - Knowledgebase Question

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Question by capo98mam
August 26, 2000
What is the best time to trim sweet gum trees?


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Answer from NGA
August 26, 2000

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Generally speaking, it is better to prune them in late spring or early summer so that you can really see the effects of your pruning as you go along. Dead, dangerous or severely damaged branches (as by a storm) should be removed as they occur, however. These are naturally very large trees, so if you are trying to control size, you might want to consider another tree altogether.

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