East Row Garden Club

Topping Trees is a NO NO! Let's see why...

  • 2016-10-08 11:17 AM
    Message # 4296977
    Chris Comte (Administrator)

    We see trees topped in our neighborhood. At one time it was a common practice but it is not now. Here's why.

    - You put it into a state of shock!

    - You deprive the tree of its food source

    - You open pathways and invite disease, insects, and rot thus weakening the tree.

    - You actually make the tree more dangerous because its new branches are weak and likely to fall.

    Watch this video  https://youtu.be/0Dg7b3jymSU

    Read more at https://www.extension.purdue.edu/extmedia/fnr/fnr-faq-14-w.pdf


    Last modified: 2016-10-08 11:18 AM | Chris Comte (Administrator)
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