Tree Pruning

Proper Tree Pruning in Portland OR

Tree Pruning

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Rich’s Tree Service is your complete source for tree pruning.
A certified arborist has the experience necessary to understand plant physiology and anatomy, as well as the way in which certain plants respond to pruning. Improper pruning can lead to disease, insect damage, decay, loss of aesthetics, and structural weakness, predisposing plants to failure. Rich’s Tree Service has a staff of certified arborists dedicated to quality tree pruning. Portland area residents can trust that we understand the individual needs of their trees and shrubs.

Pruning Definitions
This information is intended to give you a basic understanding and definitions of the pruning types that can be utilized for your trees.

Tree Pruning, Tree Pruning in Fairview, OR
 • Canopy Cleaning: The proper removal of dead, dying, diseased, weak branches, water sprouts, and conflicting growth.
• Thinning: The selective removal of branches to increase light penetration, air movement, and reduce weight.
• Elevating: The removal of lower branches to provide greater clearance from the ground upward.
• Canopy Reduction: (Canopy Shaping) Reduction of the height and spread of a tree.
• View Clearing: The selective thinning of framework of limbs or an area of the crown to allow for a specific view.
• Restoration Pruning: Pruning to improve the structure, form, and appearance of a tree that has been severely headed, vandalized, or storm damaged.
• Dead Branch Removal: Pruning to remove hazards currently present in a tree’s canopy, such as dead, broken, and hanging limbs.

For all needs pertaining to proper tree pruning, Portland and Fairview residents can contact our office, today!