Crown Cleaning Conifers

Pine trees and other conifers naturally shed lower and interior limbs like other trees however it tends to be more dramatic and noticeable in conifers than deciduous trees. This shedding should not raise health concerns however unsightly, however yellowing of needles or other discoloration near the exterior or top of the crown should cause concern. One may choose to crown clean pine trees to remove the shedding material, this practice is always aesthetically pleasing and removing dead and dying material is always a health benefit when proper tools are used and industry standard cuts are made. Removing dead material speeds the healing process of involved with shedding and can minimize susceptibility to infestation, reducing wind resistance lowering likelihood of a blow over in saturated soil and high wind conditions.