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Q.Can I Remov The Bottom Branches Of My River Birch?

Zone Erie, PA | Anonymous added on September 17, 2021 | Answered

I would like to take the bottom few branches off the river birch. The bottom branches are close to the ground and to the right of this pic.

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Answered on September 29, 2021

You could, but the tree is shaped this way, on purpose! They will grow, happily, in groups or as a tree pruned in this fashion.



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