For these reasons and more, keeping your oak trees pruned is vital to their health.
Pruning for other reasons (general tree health, non-safety related clearance or thinning, etc.) should be conducted before February 1 or after June Debris from diseased red oaks should be immediately chipped, burned or bushleaning.club Size: 60KB. Pruning must be done when the fungus is inactive. Initially pathologists and professional arborists told us that we should prune between Thanksgiving and Valentine’s Day – a rather unusual way of measuring time.
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Later that was expanded to say that we could prune once the fungal mats became inactive in mid-summer’s really hot weather and all the way through fall and bushleaning.clubted Reading Time: 2 mins.
Sep 06, Most Texas trees should be pruned during the coldest months of the year - in most parts of Texas, that’s January and February- when the tree is in the dormant part of its growth cycle.
Pruning trees when they’re dormant helps the cut wounds heal faster, reducing the risk of disease and insect bushleaning.clubted Reading Time: 8 mins. Jul 06, The blanket recommendation from Texas A&M Forest Service is to not prune Oak trees in the Spring months (mid February - early June) due to the chance of Oak Wilt spread. Instead, they recommend pruning oak trees July through mid-February. There are instances, however, when pruning oak trees during oak wilt season is worth the risk.