Will limbing a cedar tree hurt it?

Cedar trees do not do well when severely pruned. Cedar trees do not grow limbs back or fill in empty areas after limbing. For cedar trees, limbing is a permanent change that will not be reversed as the tree grows.

Keywords: limbing cedar trees, severe pruning cedar, pruning limb growth

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Karen Carter has spent the last three years working as a technology specialist in the public school system. This position included hardware/software installation, customer support, and writing training manuals. She also spent four years as a newspaper editor/reporter at the Willapa Harbor Herald.