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Mar 10, Proper Way to Prune a Tree Limb. When thinning, reducing and shaping branches and limbs small enough to cut with hand tools, keep in mind that your cuts are going to encourage new growth.
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Cut limbs ¼ inch above a bud that faces the outside of Estimated Reading Time: 9 mins. Mar 15, When you cut off a tree branch, the tree forms a special callous tissue (like a scar) that covers over the wound to keep out disease and decay. That scarred part of the tree will be there forever, sealed off so that the rest of the tree can keep growing. What Should You Do After Cutting Off A Tree Limb? As soon as you have finished pruning give your tree a long hard drink of water.
This will help it stay hydrated and Fertilize your tree as you usually would BUT avoid those with high levels of nitrogen, especially if you have pruned a Estimated Reading Time: 8 mins.