The Dangers of Tree Topping: Exploring Alternatives and Pruning Techniques
When it comes to caring for trees, certain practices can have unintended and detrimental consequences. One such practice that has drawn widespread criticism is tree topping. At O’Brien’s Tree Care, we believe in promoting responsible tree care methods that prioritise the long-term health and beauty of trees. In order to better inform people about why this practice is a danger to your trees, today we will delve into the dangers of tree topping and explore alternative methods that arborists recommend. We will also aim to shed light on the distinctions between topping, pollarding and proper pruning techniques.