Trees provide numerous options in your house landscape, into a focal point in your garden, large shade-tree from a fast growing. The two sycamore species that grow well in more temperate locations are the California sycamore (Platanus racemosa) as well as the American sycamore (Platanus occidentalis). Although little upkeep is usually needed by sycamores, they do require regular pruning. Trimming your sycamore aids enhance the health of the tree as well as the form.
Trim off twigs and branches with pruning shears or loppers. Make all cuts roughly one quarter inch above buds that encounter the not in the sycamore tree.
Remove big branches using a chain saw or a pruning saw. Make the cut about 18 inches away from your primary trunk, reducing underneath of the branch about half-way through. Make the cut. Cut before the branch falls in the tree.
Follow the normal kind when pruning to get a more more appealing look of your sycamore. American and California sycamore types increase in umbrella rounded or oval type.
Your sycamore for look in the late-winter to early spring before new growth starts rising. Sycamores develop very rapidly, usually up to 36-inches per period stimulating irregular branch development. Trim off any branches that are unwanted or unsightly.
Inspect your sycamore trees occasionally for any branches and pests. Look for disease and spider mite infestations, as sycamore trees are especially vulnerable to them. Spider mites are small, dark-green or red-brown bugs that prey on the area of the leaves. Anthracnose diseasecauses lesions to to make on main leaf veins. Trim off any branches that are impacted and dump them instantly.
Trim your sycamore tree to decrease risks to individuals and property. Cut off low-hanging branches that obstruct vision for vehicular and pedestrian traffic. Prune out broken or weak sycamore branches that overhang sidewalks, driveways and structures.