Smoke Trees
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why is my smoke tree scraggly

Zone I live in Hudson Quebec J0P 1H0 | Anonymous added on May 22, 2016 | Answered

I pruned my smoke tree last year and was told to cut the scraggly parts, which I did. Now it is scraggly again. Why?

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Downtoearthdigs
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Answered on May 23, 2016

Smoke trees tend to have a rangy, splayed growth habit which is why annual pruning is important to keep it more compact and to strengthen limbs.

For more information on trimming smoke trees, please visit the following link:
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/trees/smoke-tree/pruning-smoke-trees.htm

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