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Ulmus parvifolia, Elm-tree pollarding and thinning

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A previous post was named Ulmus parvifolia, Elm-tree prunning and was about interim pruning. This post is about the annual pruning, in particular topping and thinning to retain the desired size and shape. This is also called pollarding, the annual removal of all of the previous year’s growth, resulting in a flush of slender […]