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  • 1. Pruning Tree: Crape Myrtle Term: Pruning
  • 2. Pruning
    • The removal of living plant tissue to stimulate growth, remove dead tissue, or reshape a shrub or tree.
  • 3. Tutorial
    • Go to this website
    • Go thru the tutorial
  • 4. 5 Harmful Cuts
    • Topping
    • Tipping
    • Bark ripping
    • Flesh Cutting
    • Stub setting
  • 5. Pruning
    • Removes Apical Dominance
    • Makes plants bushier
  • 6. Types of pruning cuts
    • Heading:
    • Cut end of stem off
    • Thinning:
    • Remove back to trunk or large stem
  • 7. Heading cuts
    • Cut just above a bud
    • Get new growth at the tips
    • Crape Myrtles
  • 8. Other techniques
    • Pollarding
    • Topping
  • 9. Espalier
    • Pruning trees to make them 2 dimensional
  • 10. Thinning cuts
    • Cut whole branches to the stem or trunk
    • Get more vigorous growth on the remaining branches
    • Important on fruit trees
  • 11. Spacing
  • 12. What to remove? This will be on the quiz!
  • 13. Heading Cut: Where to cut
  • 14. Thinning Cut: Where to cut?
  • 15. How to cut large branches
  • 16. Tools
    • A good pair of pruning shears is probably one of the most important tools. Cuts up to 3/4 inches in diameter may be made with them
  • 17. Tools
    • Lopping shears are similar to pruning shears, but their long handles provide greater leverage needed to cut branches up to 11/2 inches in diameter
  • 18. Hedge Shears
    • Hedge shears are meant only for pruning hedges, nothing else. They usually cut succulent or small stems best. Cut multiple small stems with each stroke.
  • 19. Hand Saws
    • Hand saws are very important for cutting branches over 1 inch in diameter. Many types of hand saws are available. Special tri-cut or razor tooth pruning saws cut through larger branches — up to 4 inches in diameter — with ease
  • 20. Pole Saws
    • Pole saws allow for extended reach with a long handle, but they must be used carefully as it’s difficult to achieve clean cuts with them
  • 21. When to prune
    • Spring flowering shrubs & trees – right after blooming
      • Flower on last years growth
    • Summer flowering shrubs & trees – in dormant season
      • Decrease opportunity for disease
    • When in doubt prune when dormant
  • 22. What to remove? This will be on the quiz!
  • 23. Draw where to prune Put in your notebook
  • 24.
    • Summer Flowers
    • Multiple Branches
    • Full Sun
    Crape Myrtle
  • 25. Bradford Pear
    • Full Sun
    • Spring Flowers
    • Pyramidal shape
  • 26. Dogwood
    • Sun or Shade
    • Spring Flowers
    • Pink or white
  • 27. Redbud Tree
    • Spring Flowering
    • Sun or shade
  • 28. Azalea
    • Spring Flowering
    • Shrub
    • Part shade
  • 29. Hydrangea
    • Spring Flowering
    • Shrub
    • Part shade
  • 30. Knock-out Rose
    • Summer flowers
    • Shrub
    • Full Sun
  • 31. Forsythia
    • Spring Flowering
    • Shrub
    • Full sun
  • 32. Winged Euonymus
    • Fall Foliage
    • Shrub
    • Full sun
  • 33. Periwinkle
    • Spring-summer flowers
    • Ground cover
    • Shade – part shade
  • 34. Ajuga
    • Spring Flowers
    • Ground Cover
    • Part – full shade
  • 35. Winter Creeper
    • No flowers
    • Ground cover
    • Full sun to full shade
  • 36. Pachysandra
    • Ground cover
    • Full shade
  • 37. Hosta
    • Summer flowers
    • Part shade
  • 38. Coral Bells - Heuchera
  • 39. Sedum
  • 40. Fountain Grass
  • 41. Geranium
    • Summer flowers
    • Sun
  • 42. Marigold
    • Summer flowers
    • Sun
  • 43. Impatiens
    • Summer flowers
    • Shade
  • 44. Begonia
    • Summer flowers
  • 45. Pansy
    • Spring or Fall
    • Sun or part shade

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