Hurricane Season

  • Prune for strength and form
    • Prune for strength by removing:
      • Codominant leaders or multiple trunks to encourage the growth of 1 main trunk
      • Injured, diseased, and dead branches
      • Rubbing branches
    • Prune for form by removing:
      • Excess lateral branches to produce a ladder effect at maturity
      • Water sprouts and root suckers
      • Limbs that turn inward, cross or extend
  • Don't top
  • Don't lift excessively
  • Don't lion-tail