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Q.My Red Maple Has Done Well For The Past 7-8 Years, But This Is The First Time That Leaves Have Not Sprouted On All Branches.

Zone Oshawa, Ontario Canada | Anonymous added on May 26, 2021 | Answered

We planted this tree about 7 years ago. Should we prune back the branches with no leaves or leave them alone? Could there be an infection of some type causing this? We are in southern Ontario (Canada).

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Answered on May 31, 2021

Yes, always prune out branches that look damaged, diseased or die back. This article will help:


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