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Trimming Blue Spruce

Posted by brian_ouimet 5 Ont ( on
Sun, Apr 6, 08 at 9:36

I have a blue spruce that is losing its lower branches. I am going to trim it up from the bottom. Any best time to do this. I was thinking of now early spring. Thanks for any advice.


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RE: Trimming Blue Spruce

  • Posted by zuni 5a (My Page) on
    Thu, Apr 10, 08 at 18:24

Hey Brian, I would wait till summer to prune a spruce. Keep in mind that the tree cannot regrow branches removed from the bottom, so think twice before cutting.

RE: Trimming Blue Spruce

If the branches are dead, anytime is fine to cut them off.

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