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.

Year: 2011

Issued by: Laurentian Forestry Centre

Catalog ID: 32761

Language: English

Series: Branching Out (LFC - Québec)

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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)