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As the plant matures, renewal pruning will be needed. This is done in early spring, by removing the largest, heaviest canes all the way to the ground. One to five branches can be removed each year, depending on the size of the plant. If a reduction in the plants overall height is needed, it should be done in combination with renewal stumpfalling.clubg: Greenville VA. Dec 17, Pruning a dappled willow is much like pruning any dense hedge type plant.
You should do extensive pruning in winter or early spring, such as thinning out the plant. However, you can also shape the plant near the end of summer, as well as prune 91%(66).
Oct 18, Tip 1: Prune Early If you have recently planted your willow, consider pruning it. According to SavaTree, it helps to build and strengthen the tree.
Another great time to prune is when you feel it is aesthetically necessary. As previously mentioned, willow trees grow 10 feet a year and will need occasional pruning to look their stumpfalling.clubted Reading Time: 1 min.