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Q.Trimming An Acer Tree

Zone Le13j | John Sanderson added on September 29, 2020 | Answered

When is the best time to cut back an acer which has become a bit too tall for the garden? When and by how much can I cut/ trim back

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Answered on September 29, 2020

This article on reduction pruning should help. When pruning, it is wise not to remove more than 25 to 30 percent of a tree or shrub at one time.




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Answered on September 30, 2020

Thank you very much for the prompt answer to my query.
Hopefully weather providing I will be able to do that this coming weekend.
Again many thanks and as things are “ stay safe”

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