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PostPosted: Sun Aug 30, 2020 9:49 am    Post subject: Tress require pruning Reply with quote

Also have a beautiful golden ash about 10 feet away from the back window. In the last year it is suddenly starting to spurt (in height).

We are worried that it is very near the house. Should we just lop off the top shoots (new growth) to protect the house and control it's size?

If so, when should we do that?

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PostPosted: Wed Sep 16, 2020 8:29 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Personally, I'd move the tree to a further location and if you need a tree in its old position, plant a smaller one such as Acacia baileyana purpurea there.
Otherwise you'll be pruning the Ash for the rest of your life.

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