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How To Prune Coniferous Evergreen Trees

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BUL 644
Pub. Date: 1985
Last Reviewed: 2015

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This publication offers information on pruning evergreen shade trees to prevent them from becoming sickly, unsightly, or hazardous. It covers pruning objectives, hiring a professional, timing of pruning, tools for pruning, guidelines for pruning, pruning mature evergreens, wound care, and pruning diseased evergreens. Includes helpful diagrams and illustrations.

Authors: Douglass McConnell, Ronald Mahoney, Arthur D. Partridge, and W. Michael Colt

8 pages


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