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What Happens If You Cut Too Many Branches off a Tree?

Uh-oh! Your DIY pruning job was going great – or so you thought. A step back reveals that your cuts left your tree looking a littleā€¦ thin. What happens now? Is all hope lost? Will it grow back? While over-trimming can result in loss of your tree, it is not always the case. There are a few factors to consider: Are the Branch Collars Intact? The branch collar is the part of the tree where the branch meets the trunk. It typically looks like a swelling or bump. This part of the tree contains specialized cells that help heal the…

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