Advice on removing limb from Royal Poincianna. Please help!!

bloobeariJuly 3, 2013


I would appreciate some advice on whether it will be safe to remove a limb on my young Royal Poincianna that is the same thickness as the trunk. I worry about the tree dying from shock if I would remove it, or would it be OK?

Thank you in advance for your advice.

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I know I plan to cut mine after blooming. Mine is just getting ready to bloom. I have something I can paint on the cut to keep it from coming out the same area. I think it is called Sucker Stopper or something like that.
I almost all plants to shape them.
Yours has quite a nice shape.

    Bookmark   July 14, 2013 at 9:31PM
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I cut the limb off and I think it's going to be OK. Looks much better this way.

    Bookmark   July 15, 2013 at 8:01AM
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