Amur Maples Root Pruning

These hardwood cuttings are a few years old now and as usual are first to bud out.  Mixed results when inspecting the roots for each tree.  The first one was growing in a plant pot.


360 root spread



Long, thick roots shortened.



Ready to go in the ground

The next tree was less impressive and has never really flourished even though it has been in the ground since rooting as a cutting.


Before work – great lower trunk



Before pruning – a lot of awkwardly growing roots.


After – not much good left! All one sided.


In the ground with a tourniquet



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