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Pruning Trees in the Winter | Colorado Springs | Front Range Arborists

During the colder months, trees enter a state of dormancy and new growth is not stimulated by pruning. Just like other living things, trees are wounded when they’re cut, and they need time to properly heal without the risk of disease or destructive insects, which are often active during the spring and summer months. Pruning during the autumn months can stimulate new growth, which is promptly killed when temperatures drop. Spring pruning after the season’s new growth is underway can impede blooming or fruiting for the rest of the year.… Read More