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Testimonials

"We needed a tree removed from our garden and was a bit worried about the hassle/mess. We did not need to be concerned, as RMS Trees were prompt, clean, organised and dealt with the tree professionally"
Ms S Giles, Haverhill, Suffolk
 
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When to prune

Before you start, ask yourself is pruning absolutely necessary or can it be avoided altogether or at least minimised.

Most routine pruning operations involving the removal of dead or diseased branches can be carried out at any time of the year. Live branch removal is best undertaken before the spring growth flush as wound closure and growth is maximised at this time of year. Some tree species, such as maples and birches, may bleed in the spring but this is more unsightly than harmful. Trees susceptible to Silver Leaf Disease, such as plums, should be pruned in the summer when infection is less likely. Heavy pruning is inadvisable just after or during spring growth flush as the tree has used a considerable amount or stored food reserves to produce foliage/flowers etc and may be stressed by the removal of a large percentage of its greenery. Hedges are best pruned during January and early February before birds have started to nest and after they have eaten the berries. If pruning has to take place outside of this period, a thorough inspection should take place for active nests and, if found, pruning should be delayed until the young birds have flown.
 
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