Reduction Pruning

Posted May 13th, 2016 by admin

Reduction Pruning

Creating a New Top and Sides

 new2In the example onnew1 the left, we see a tree which is uncut. The green lines represent the desired shape of the tree. 

The small red lines represent recommended cuts. In the second picture you can see the new top of the tree where your first cut is made. Your secondary and tertiary cuts should maintain proper technique. Be wary of making hasty cuts, it could do irreparable damage to your investment. 

A few tips for cutting at home:

  • Have a plan
  • Know where your cut pieces are falling