[Plant-education] slow growth

Jayne M Geisel via plant-ed%40net.bio.net (by JGeisel from rrc.mb.ca)
Tue May 20 08:42:42 EST 2008


One way to slow the growth of many evergreens is to trim the
'candles'--the new, soft growth in early summer (June).  You can trim
this growth to about half its length, but make sure you trim the entire
tree evenly.  Obviously, this method works best with small trees.
 
Jayne Geisel, Instructor
Greenspace Management Program
Red River College
204.632.2547
 


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