Treating Your Tree Like Art: Part 5

Are you searching for a tree removal company in West Richland that will treat your trees like works art? We are that company. We are some of West Richland’s only trained and certified arborists. You can count on us to do the job right.

Best Tree Care Practices: Don’t Top Your Tree

Topping reduces food-making capacity. Trees require a large leaf surface area to provide food for maintenance and growth. Topping cuts off a major portion of the tree’s foodmaking potential and depletes the tree’s stored reserves.

Topping stimulates undesirable “water sprout” growth. While removing most of the buds that would form a normal branch system, topping often stimulates the regrowth of dense, unattractive, upright branches (water sprouts) just below the pruning cut. Water sprout regrowth is vigorous. A topped tree will rapidly return to its original height, but will lack its original form.

Topping disfigures trees. Ugly branch stubs, conspicuous pruning cuts, and a broom-like branch growth replace natural beauty and form. Topping reduces the real estate value of trees by 20 – 100 percent. A correctly trimmed tree increases in value at each pruning.

Other Services We Offer
Even though our team has professionally trained arborists in the Tri-Cities, we perform the following types of services:

  • Tree Trimming
  • Tree Pruning
  • Tree Removal
  • Shrubbery Maintenance
  • Stump Removal

Here at Top Tree LLC, we prune and trim trees that look like artistic works. No matter what part of West Richland you are located in, we can handle any size trees that may be on your property. We look forward to hearing from you soon.

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