Ortho's All about Pruning
A primer on trimming trees, shrubs, and vines.Teaches readers when and how to prune to promote flowering, slow plant growth, and repair damage.Tips on enhancing plant shape.Explains different techniques and timing for pruning deciduous trees, evergreens, shrubs, and vines.Walks readers through the steps of pruning hedges and creating specialty shapes.Comprehensive encyclopedia provides detailed pruning instructions for 180 trees, shrubs, and vines.
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Pruning Affects Growth
PRUNING DECIDUOUS TREES
PRUNING DECIDUOUS SHRUBS AND VINES
PRUNING EVERGREEN TREES AND SHRUBS
PRUNING FRUITING TREES SHRUBS AND VINES
anytime apical dominance Arborists azalea bark blooms Broadleaf broadleaf evergreens camellia canes central leader crossing branches crown current season's growth cut back cut one-third damaged deciduous Develop a strong diseased dormant season early spring encourage bushiness Encourage new growth ENCYCLOPEDIA OF EVERGREEN espalier EVERGREEN TREES fireblight foliage ground grow Head back heavy pruning hydrangea Japanese Japanese honeysuckle lacebark pine late spring late winter lateral pruning leaves loppers lower branches maintain shape major pruning mature trees narrow crotches Needs little pruning old stems overgrown Pinch tips previous year's growth PRUNING FRUIT TREES pruning is needed pruning saw Random buds rejuvenate Remove dead remove lower limbs Remove suckers renovate rhododendron roses scaffold branches shoots shrub side branches Southern live oak southern magnolia species spurs stems back strong central leader strong structural framework Terminal buds thinning cuts topiary Train tree GOAL tree's Trim TYPE upright viburnum vigorous vine water sprouts winter or early wood