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Jun 07, If you notice any minor branch defects on your young maple tree while you’re planting it, it’s okay to trim those away. However, try not to prune your tree during its first year of growth unless absolutely necessary. A tree’s first year after being planted is its most significant time of growth/5(68).
Different types of maple trees have their own tendencies to grow in a certain period of time. Knowing the tendency of your plant and applying a little bit of logical reasoning, you can easily carry out the task on your own. Pruning young trees can affect their growth as they bleed sap when they are not fully developed.
The pruning should be done when the leaves are fully treegrind.barted Reading Time: 4 mins. Pruning a maple tree to create a nice shape and structure is best done in the late winter/early spring when the tree is dormant and the branch framework is visible. Pruning later in the spring and summer is also possible, but pruning of healthy branches should be avoided in the treegrind.barted Reading Time: 5 mins. Nov 15, Staking is optional for maples.
To stake a newly-planted maple, pound in wooden stakes that are equally spaced apart around the tree trunk- put them about 2 ft (61 cm) from the trunk %(1). Apr 30, Do not prune a newly transplanted tree's branches or foliage.
A growing root system depends on a full contingent of leaves, so pruning transplanted trees to. Most tree services do an unethical pruning that permanently maimed the tree, puts it into shock and then requires them to come back every year or so to trim the weak shoots that sprout from the middle of boughs.
A proper pruning by a good arborist who makes the cuts himself will save you money - you'll only have to re-prune every years. May 16, Give tree roots at least one inch of water per week. Apply a two-to-four-inch deep layer of mulch from the base of the tree to the drip line. Keep mulch five inches away from the trunk. Don’t over prune young trees, unless it’s to remove dead or damaged branches.