Bald Cypress Trees
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Up-limbing young bald cypress

Zone Sherman TX 75090 | Anonymous added on April 21, 2017 | Answered

Should I remove the lower branches from 2" caliper, 7' tall newly transplanted bald cypress?

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Downtoearthdigs
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Answered on April 21, 2017

If the branches are overly-long, then you can cut them back. The important thing to remember about cypress trees is to go slow and steady, branch by branch. This article may help you identify which branches to cut and how far back:

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/trees/cypress/cutting-back-cypress-trees.htm

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