Canadian Forest Service Publications
Pruning: timing is key. 2011. Rioux, D. NRCan, CFS, Laurentian Forestry Centre, Québec, Que. Branching out from the Canadian Forest Service, Laurentian Forestry Centre. No. 67. 2 p.
Issued by: Laurentian Forestry Centre
Catalog ID: 32761
Series: Branching Out (LFC - Québec)
Availability: PDF (download)
While pruning may seem fairly straightforward, people typically realize that they have many questions about why, how and, especially, when to prune. On the topic of when to prune, there is debate among experts on the best time to carry out treatments. In view of the time and cost involved in pruning, it is important to adhere to a few basic principles.
Also available under the title:
L’élagage, ou l’art d’intervenir au bon moment. L’éclaircie du Service canadien des forêts, Centre de foresterie des Laurentides. No. 67. (French)