A little time spent making some training and corrective pruning cuts on young trees can give the trees a chance to become mature, happy, and healthy trees with a framework to withstand most storms. Tornado's anything goes!
Many trees are self wounding. Some corrective pruning will help and if nothing is done, the wounded areas will eventually fail during or following a storm, for example.
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Good Branching Unions.
Pruning Young Trees To Strengthen The Trunk
Natural Target Pruning Guidelines
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