Slanting Birch

This birch has recovered well after the hard pruning it got earlier in the summer.  As hoped, various buds have popped in good places for future branch development.  I reduced the length of upper shoots back to one node and kept the basal shoots lengthy to increase lower trunk/branch thickness.

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Earlier in the summer after a hard prune.

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A good recovery. Before current work.

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After selective pruning.