Why Topping Hurts Trees

Why Topping Hurts Trees

Topping is perhaps the most harmful tree pruning practice known. Yet, despite more than 25 years of literature and seminars explaining its harmful effects, topping remains a common practice. This article explains why topping is not an acceptable pruning technique. Topping  Stresses Trees Topping often removes 50 to 100 percent of the leaf-bearing crown of […]