The Transylvania Times -

By Bart Renner
Cooperative Extension Director 

Pruning Trees And Shrubs In Transylvania County – Transylvania County, NC


Last updated 1/25/2021 at 3:14pm

Pruning is very important for the health, productivity, and appearance of our trees and shrubs. Here in Transylvania County, the high level of rainfall makes diseases, especially fungal diseases, much more common than in other parts of North Carolina. Proper pruning can not only make your trees and shrubs look better but will reduce disease pressure by increasing airflow from thinning excess growth. It is also better for the health of trees and shrubs that have crowded and crossed branches as they can rub against each other in the wind and damage the bark, allowing pathogens to enter the pl...

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