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Best time to trim tree (acre)

LeeBriLeeBri Posts: 21

Whens the best time to shape my acre tree in my front garden?

The tree is now full of new buds & leaves but last the tree looked very spindly.

 

 

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  • chickychicky SurreyPosts: 10,296

    Lee - I would leave it if it was spindly last year.  I think that you only prune acers if they have outgrown their space - I don't think it invigorates them.

  • punkdocpunkdoc Sheffield, Derbyshire border.Posts: 13,025

    Preferably do not prune at all, but if you must, prune in winter so they dont bleed.,

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