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Aug 02, Oak trees have long been an American favorite. They're one of the best shade trees out there, and many varieties grow fast! If you love oak trees as much as us, you’ve likely dreaded the deadly oak wilt disease. Well, pruning oak trees in summer increases their risk of oak wilt. Read on to learn why. Why You Should Avoid Trimming Oak Trees in Summer.
Jun 22, Summer: Time to Prune Your Oak Trees June 22, Ever wonder why we avoid pruning oak trees in spring? Spring is prime time for oak wilt disease to infect your trees; pruning oak trees in spring significantly increases chances they'll become treegrinding.barted Reading Time: 4 mins.
Jul 26, If possible, you should not prune oak trees at all during the summer to reduce the chance of oak wilt, which is a potentially fatal disease. If you must prune (usually for safety reasons), paint the pruning cuts to make them less attractive to oak wilt-carrying beetles.
Resist spring and summer pruning unless it is truly necessary.
Here's more information on the best time to trim oak trees and how often. Jun 18, Our beloved oak trees should never be trimmed during the summer months.
This is because oak trees have a disease called Oak Wilt, which is spread by pests and could infect and even kill oak trees that are trimmed between April and October. Always wait until the fall and winter to trim oak trees. Summer Tree Trimming Exceptions.
Sometimes tree trimming in summer is treegrinding.barted Reading Time: 4 mins. Jul 11, Summer Is Pruning Season for Oaks While it’s always a good idea to paint fresh wounds with an oil or latex paint, the heat at this time of year actually helps protect against oak wilt. The really hot weather of July and August is a good opportunity to give our oak trees a little treegrinding.barted Reading Time: 2 mins. Do Not Trim in Summertime.
We all know that trees need to be clear of utility lines.
Summer may seem like the most optimal time to do your trimming. The weather is nice, the air is warm, and you don’t have to contend with the cold or snow. But trimming your oak trees in summer can be potentially detrimental to the health of the tree. Cutting into the tree. The worst time to trim oak trees is during peak spring growth. From mid-March until the end of June, oak trees are very busy growing!
This is not the time to stress them with pruning. Sap flow is at an annual high and will quickly spread any infection that may enter through a fresh pruning treegrinding.barted Reading Time: 8 mins.