Oak has monopodial branching. All kinds of oaks have a strong straight trunk that continues to grow throughout the life of the tree.
Pruning branches of oak in proper time allows limiting the growth of the crown. Such pruning should be done every two or three years. Forming the ground part of the tree provides various methods of oak pruning.
Crown bud removal slows the growth of stem height.
The best period to prune the oak is the end of winter and early spring. Pruning is possible in winter, if the outside temperature does not fall below 23°F. At a lower temperature, the frosting-up of bark and wood is possible. Trimming a tree in summer you need to be careful, you can't prune many branches at this season.
Remember that when pruning the oak, the wound will secrete sap that attracts bugs. A bug is a beetle that does not have the ability to chew, will smell the sap and come to feed. When it comes to feed on your tree’s wound, it spreads the spore, these spores enter the wound and tree suffers. Depending on the species of Oak, it can kill very quickly. That's why summer pruning must be done very carefully.
From mid-February to mid-April when shoots growth is completely finished, the sanitary pruning must be done. Dying, mechanically damaged branches and growing inside the crown branches are to be pruned during sanitary pruning.
Experts of tree pruning services know exactly the best time to prune the oak, so specialists guarantee the preservation of the health and beauty of the trees. The cost of the oak pruning depends on the size and thickness of a tree trunk, as well as on what techniques and methods are used. Don’t try to prune a big oak by yourself, only professional industrial climbers and certified arborists are able to do that.