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Q.Can I trim my 3.5′ Eastern Redbud at this time without damaging the tree? It’s way too top heavy!

Zone 48059 | Anonymous added on July 30, 2020 | Answered

We live directly off Lake Huron and the NE winds come long and strong. I lost one Redbud last year to the wind and I want prevent the loss of this one.

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Answered on August 2, 2020

It is best to prune these during dormancy or right after flower set. Now would not be a good time to do so.

This article will help: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/trees/redbud/cutting-back-redbud-trees.htm

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