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Pruning Pine over Pond

Posted by elark z5b kck (My Page) on
Sun, Feb 11, 07 at 17:12

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I'm contemplating trimming some branches off of this young Black pine and train it to go out and over the pond. How old does a tree have to be before you can start shaping and taking away branches?


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RE: Pruning Pine over Pond

Hi,
I would start to thin some of those branches out and also start to wire some of them down,but if that is snow I see on the ground I would wait a while before starting.
George.

Here is a link that might be useful: George's Japanese Garden


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RE: Pruning Pine over Pond

  • Posted by elark z5b kck (My Page) on
    Tue, Feb 13, 07 at 8:38

George, the link to your garden site is encouraging. I can get somewhat of an idea how you have trained your pine. Thanks


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