Many people feel that summer is a time when you should be able to sit back and relax and enjoy your garden, but actually it can be a very busy time for tree pruning new mills derbyshire. In fact, it is almost an important a time as pruning in winter when the trees are dormant. Cutting back trees in the summer has plenty of benefits, not least the fact that it can help to restrict the height and width of your trees which will prevent them from outgrowing the space you have allocated to them. Pruning in summer can also help with promoting future fruiting and flowering. Let’s take a closer look then, at the 4 main reasons you need to prune your trees in summer:
#1 To Encourage More Fruit Buds
Many fruit trees will produce a crop of short flowering spurs along the bottom half of their branches, including apple trees, crab apple trees and medlars. These short flowering spurs don’t need pruning as such but cutting back on vigorous growth in summer will encourage more productive growth to develop going forward.
#2 To Avoid Disease
It is a little-known fact that trees in the Cherry family are susceptible to silver leaf disease, whose fungal spores are airborne between September and May. Pruning Cherry trees in summer then, helps to avoid infection as well as being a good time to cut out any weak or competing branches as well.
#3 Restrict the Size of your Tree
If you leave your tree unpruned, it can very quickly outgrow the space you want it to fill. Pruning back the branches carefully, can help you to limit the size of your tree and also encourage new more productive side branches to form. If you have to remove a lot of branches then you may need the help of tree clearance new mills.
#4 Start Training your Tree Early
Early shaping and training of your tree or trees is crucial in order to create a strong framework of branches, as well as better leaf growth in the trees early years.
If you need any help with tree pruning, tree removal or site clearance new mills then call us today on 01663 308579 or 07958 495031 or you can send us an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. If we don’t reply straightaway, bear with us as we are probably up a tree!