Professional Tree Trimming and Pruning Service
Need professional tree pruning? Since 1978, Ross Tree Company has provided professional tree trimming and pruning services in the Denver area. Proper tree pruning is both a science and an art. The “science” is plant physiology. The “art” is taking the time prune a tree into an appropriate shape. Generally, pruning trees involves removing damaged, weak or dead limbs. Pruning is beneficial for a tree’s long-term health since it improves the tree’s structure and encourages healthy growth. Ross Tree Company offers free estimates based upon a site visit. We evaluate the tree and provide a quote to the property owner. For a free estimate of our tree pruning and trimming services, click here to fill out a request service form or call 303-871-9121 to discuss your options with Ross Tree.
Hiring a Professional Tree Pruning Service
Pruning is the cornerstone of tree care and it takes a lot of knowledge to do it right. Ross Tree Company follows professional tree pruning practices sanctioned by the International Society of Arboriculture. We also follow the safety standards set forth by OSHA and the protocols outlined by the American National Standard of Arboricultural Operations. Furthermore, Ross Tree Company is accredited by the Tree Care Industry Association (TCIA). TCIA accredited companies are required to meet stringent criteria of professionalism, employee training, and business ethics. With two full-time Certified Arborists and another joining the team in 2019, Ross Tree Company has the expertise and equipment to handle any tree trimming or pruning job found in the Denver-metro area. Call us today!
Types of Tree Pruning
Tree pruning is careful and sensitive business because every species of tree is different and has varying pruning needs. Some trees need trimming in late winter, while others need pruning at the end of the summer. We offer all types of tree pruning in all seasons. Keep reading for more information.
- Structural Pruning – Forest trees grow straight and strong in competition for light. In an urban setting, like Denver with 300 days of sunshine per year, the abundance of sunlight causes trees to produce excessive branching. Additionally, Denver is also known for its spring and fall snow storms. Heavy snow can wreak havoc on trees and break limbs, known as mechanical breakage. Structural pruning prepares trees to handle Denver’s snow storms. This type of pruning favors a single dominate leader that promotes stronger tree growth around a single trunk. Weaker tree limbs get trimmed back to their strongest point or are removed.
- Safety Pruning – Deadwood in trees can be a hazard. Hard winters, squirrels, or disease all contribute to dead or dying branches. Safety pruning removes deadwood from a tree to prevent limbs falling in a yard, adjacent property, or on sidewalks.
- Shaping – Every tree has a unique shape. To highlight the beauty of each tree, we prune them in a way that encourages natural growth. Our Arborists understand the growth patterns of various local trees, and, with custom pruning, can enhance the beauty of each tree species in your yard.
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