Tag: tree trimming

How to create a fuller leaf canopy for mature trees

Trimming your leaf canopy is an important art for an arborist.

The bigger your tree canopy, the more light it can intercept for the photosynthesis process. A 2001 study by Kern County of almond trees planted in 1996 revealed that water saturation had the greatest effect on a tree’s canopy growth over both nitrogen and pruning. (Almonds.com) Of course, an almond tree is very different from an oak,