Red Maple Trees
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red maple trees bending

Zone Rockdale Texas in Central Texas | treshak525 added on June 22, 2015 | Answered

The trees are top heavy and are causing the trees to bend. Should we cut the tops out or should we stake them?

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Downtoearthdigs
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Answered on June 23, 2015

Were the trees planted properly?

Do not cut the top off of the tree.

Staking the young trees is most likely the best approach to enable the tree to grow enough to support itself.

Here is a link.

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/trees/tgen/straighten-tree.htm

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