Category Archives: Tree Care Industry Association Foundation

Tree Support Systems (Cabling, Bracing, and Guying)

Tree Support System Tree support systems are used to provide supplemental support to leaders, individual branches, and/or entire trees.. Cabling. Cabling restrict the distance that branches can move in relation to each other. Installed across a weak crotch, they will greatly reduce the risk of failure. Bracing. Cabling restrict the distance that branches can move…
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Tree Prunning

The Seven Tree Pruning Objectives: Reduce Risk of Failure Provide Clearance Reduce Shade and Wind resistance Maintain Health Influence Flowers of Fruit Production Improve a View Improve Aesthetics Why Properly Pruning is critical to tree health. When Pruning is properly executed, a variety of benefits are derived. Benefits include reduced risk to branch and steam breakage,…
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