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How to Prune Japanese Maple Bonsai Pruning is done by strategically removing leaves from branches. So … When looking down from the top the tree should also be roughly triangular shaped. Expert Interview. You should remove branches that are dead, those that grow too far out, and those that hang too far down, rather than growing upwards. ", illustrations were straightforward. It can be done anytime except spring when the tree is coming awake. I'll let you know how it comes out. Both the verbiage and, "This article was very helpful. Thank you. While pine and coniferous trees prefer to be pruned by hand, the Japanese Maple is deciduous and can be pruned with shears or scissors. 22 September 2020. However, one side is longer and beginning to rest on the ground. "boxy" shape and foliage is thick, providing perfect protection to several kinds of birds. There are 30 references cited in this article, which can be found at the bottom of the page. The answer not to trim down to make a smaller tree was very helpful as I probably would have topped it off. Spring as a whole is the least-preferred time to prune your tree, but you can prune it safely so long as the leaves are finished growing in. This article has been viewed 621,835 times. Pruning in the winter and the summer seasons are considered by experts as the best times. {"smallUrl":"https:\/\/www.wikihow.com\/images\/thumb\/3\/36\/Prune-Japanese-Maple-Trees-Step-1-Version-2.jpg\/v4-460px-Prune-Japanese-Maple-Trees-Step-1-Version-2.jpg","bigUrl":"\/images\/thumb\/3\/36\/Prune-Japanese-Maple-Trees-Step-1-Version-2.jpg\/aid2334080-v4-728px-Prune-Japanese-Maple-Trees-Step-1-Version-2.jpg","smallWidth":460,"smallHeight":345,"bigWidth":"728","bigHeight":"546","licensing":"

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