Tree - Knowledgebase Question

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Question by cvlanis1
April 21, 2010
Empress Tree - when and how should the empress tree be trimed - I live on Long Island, NY

Answer from NGA
April 21, 2010


You can prune your empress tree after it has finished flowering (late spring or early summer), removing any dead, diseased, crossed or rubbing branches and then prune to shape. These are vigorously growing trees and pruning will not harm them. In fact, pruning is not necessary, but if it is lopsided or the branches are not well spaced, you can remove or shorten them without problem.

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