Maple Trees
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prunig a maple tree

Zone Gibsonia, PA 15044 | ralphnardulli2000 added on May 1, 2017 | Answered

I have a maple tree, probably 40 yrs. + old and 40' high. I would like to cut off some low branches. Is this ok to do, or will it kill the tree?

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Alisma
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Answered on May 3, 2017

Yes, you can remove low-hanging branches on a maple tree. It's best to not prune the upper branches on a mature tree, but removing the low branches is fine. Here is more about how to do it:
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/trees/maple/maple-tree-pruning.htm
https://extension.missouri.edu/p/G6866

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