GARY BACHMAN/MSU EXTENSION SERVICETrim branches at the branch collar, which is a slightly raised area around the point where the branch is connected to the tree trunk. The tree will heal better if the branch is removed at this point rather than flush with the trunk.
GARY BACHMAN/MSU EXTENSION SERVICETrim branches at the branch collar, which is a slightly raised area around the point where the branch is connected to the tree trunk. The tree will heal better if the branch is removed at this point rather than flush with the trunk. Gary Bachman Office of Ag Communications
GARY BACHMAN/MSU EXTENSION SERVICETrim branches at the branch collar, which is a slightly raised area around the point where the branch is connected to the tree trunk. The tree will heal better if the branch is removed at this point rather than flush with the trunk. Gary Bachman Office of Ag Communications