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Q.Colorado blue spruce

Zone Canmore, AB. T1W 2Wy | Anonymous added on July 24, 2017 | Answered

My Blue Spruce tree is Mis shaped because the tip of a branch near the top has decided that it would like to grow upwards and is competing with the uppermost vertical tip which is the intended leader. The result is a tree that is lopsided because it is directing its growth energy to the aggressive branch.
It is otherwise in good health, continues to grow and a healthy color.
Any suggestions?
Should I prune back the aggressive branch?

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Answered on July 26, 2017

Yes, in most cases you should prune a branch that is growing in an undesirable direction.

Pruning should be done in winter, while the tree is dormant.


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