A Cut Above Tree Preservation, LLC

A Cut Above Tree Preservation

• • • Tree Pruning

• • • Crown Cleaning

Tree pruning of major defects including dead, declining, diseased, broken, weakly attached or structurally defective branches throughout the entire crown of the tree. Crown cleaning is very important to maintaining your tree’s health and structure over long periods of time.

• • • Crown Raising

Removal of any low branches that may be encroaching on pedestrian and vehicle right of way. The lower crown of your tree should usually be raised 8 to 10 feet for pedestrians, and 12 to 14 feet for vehicle clearance.

• • • Crown Reduction

This process is used to lighten horizontal leads that may become too heavy and break. The height of a tree may be concerning to a customer and a proper height reduction may be necessary. The basic guidelines for an arborist is not to remove more than 30 percent of live green foliage when pruning a healthy tree. Therefore, when reducing the crown of a tree with tree pruning, a 20 percent reduction (at most) is recommended because crown cleaning and crown raising may be necessary as well.

• • • Crown Thinning

Using proper branch selection, thinning removes various branches throughout the crown of the tree. This allows for more light to the interior crown and allows for more air to pass through the crown. Thinning is more typical in fruit trees and “de-sailing” conifer trees in high wind areas.

• • • Structural Pruning

Pruning young trees for long term structure and health. Structural/developmental tree pruning may very well be the best practice for your trees. Most feel that young trees do not need to be pruned. This is not true. When a tree is young, you are able to create proper growth by directionally tree pruning and subordinating young leads, thus increasing trunk taper and apical dominance throughout the center leader of a tree.

• • • Specialized Ornamental Pruning

Small ornamental and Japanese varieties need special attention. This takes a highly skilled, and very patient arborist. We take a lot of care and the right amount of time in order to reach the best results.

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A Cut Above Tree Preservation LLC.
7321 S State St Unit B Midvale, UT 84047

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(801) 577-7375

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Why Hire an Arborist

Arborists specialize in the care of individual trees. They are knowledgeable about the needs of tree pruning and are trained and equipped to provide proper care. Hiring an arborist is a decision that should not be taken lightly. Proper tree care is an investment that can lead to substantial returns. Well cared-for trees are attractive and can add considerable value to your property. Poorly maintained trees can be a significant liability. Pruning or removing trees, especially large trees, can be dangerous work. Tree work should be done only by those trained and equipped to work safely in trees.