Tree Pruning in Lancashire
Aside from being more pleasing in appearance, properly pruned trees will normally remain healthier and live longer than neglected trees. In fact, the pruning of trees might be the most important tree maintenance practice you can have.
Pruning is important in order to maintain tree health. Beardwood Tree Servces of Chorley, Lancashire can help your tree develop strong trunk and branch structure by eliminating potential defects while the tree is still young. If the arborist is not called in until the tree is older, an attempt to correct the structural defect could injure the tree. Structural defects that will cause future hazards can be removed while the tree is young at a much lower cost.
Trees also can encroach towards buildings, shade light and gardens and be simply too large for their location. A tree crown Clean, a crown thin or a crown liftby Beardwood Tree Services of Chorley, Lancashire will produce a pleasing tree to have in your garden instead of one that you can’t live with.
Tree Crown Lifting in Lancashirerown lifting involves the removal of the lower branches to a given height. The height is achieved by the removal of whole branches or removing the parts of branches which extend below the desired height. The branches are normally not lifted to more than one third of the tree’s total height.
Crown lifting is done for access; these being pedestrian, vehicle or space for buildings and street furniture. Lifting the crown will allow traffic and pedestrians to pass underneath safely.
Tree crown thinning in Lancashire
This reduces the density of the tree’s crown without changing the overall shape and size of the tree. Crown thinning is the selective removal of stems and branches to increase light penetration and air movement throughout the crown of a tree. The intent is to improve a tree’s structure and form while making life uncomfortable for tree pests.
The amount of thinning proposed should be specified as a percentage (%) of the leaf area (usually no more than 30%).
Tree Crown Reduction in Lancashire
The tree crown is reduced by shortening branches, and so changes the overall size and shape of the tree. Reductions are usually carried out all round the outer parts of the crown to maintain a balanced shape, but seldom should it include cutting through the main stem.
The amount of reduction proposed should be stated in terms of the intended height and spread of the tree after pruning( rather than what percentage(%) of the overall crown is removed.
Partial reduction may be useful for preventing branches contacting buildings, roofs and guttering.
Fruit Tree Pruning in Lancashire
Correct pruning can promote fruit harvest, health and accessibility to fruit.
Tree Crown Cleaning in Lancashire
This involves removing dead or diseased branches, where there is a real possibility of falling branches causing accidents or injury, or if diseased branches threaten the tree’s health.
Poor form can also be corrected using this method.