Tree Reshaping

Crown reductions

To reduce tree to growth points by a certain percentage maintaining shape.

Purpose: allows trees to be made smaller keeping their shape.

Crown Raising

To remove lower branches.

Purpose: to allow clearance underneath a tree, increase the light availability in its proximity, and to improve the area in its immediate surroundings.

 

 

Crown Thinning

Crown thinning is the selective removal of stems and branches

Purpose: To increase light penetration and air movement throughout the crown of a tree

Pollarding

To reduce tree back to near main stem, leaving suitable branch collars.

Purpose: Restricts the overall spread of a tree whilst retaining its ability for healthy growth and a uniform shape.

Deadwooding

To remove all major dead wood from the tree.

Purpose: to bring the tree back to healthy condition. This is often done for reasons of health and safety, removing branches or other growth which could fall unexpectedly.