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Can Ligustrum trees be cut back to bushes?

16 November, 01:15, by Craig

Cutting back Ligustrum trees to shrubs may be a possible feat when used with caution. Ligustrum trees are a strong, hardy plant used for privacy hedges around pools and houses. Many “experts” frown upon cutting back the ligustrum trees to shrubs, because as they say the canopy of the ligustrum trees should not be compromised. Compromising the canopy of the tree may hinder the growth of the tree. And that may be true, but here are some pictures that tell a different story. The answer is yes, Ligustrum trees can be cut down to bushes.

 

Ligustrum tree before trimming

Ligustrum shrub after trimming

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

It took one season of growth ( 1 year ) for the stumps of the cut Ligustrum trees to form a ball of green healthy leaves.

Although these pictures are not of the same property it still shows Ligustrum trees can be cut down to bushes. Need a Free quote?

 

 

Cut back shrubs

15 November, 23:36, by Craig

One of our specialties are trimming high hedges down to more a manageable shrub line.

Sometimes it takes hours or even a full day to accomplish this daunting task. But as you can see the work is worth it. Taking an overgrown monster hedge and taming it to a good looking well behaved line of hedges.High shrubs

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