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Pruning Casia after hurricane Irma

Discussion in 'Picture Forum' started by Zundweebi, Jun 14, 2018.

  1. Zundweebi

    Zundweebi New Member

    Jun 14, 2018
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    Hi all,

    Im new and green to the site. I hope this is posted in the proper forum.

    My three year old Pink Cassia Bakeriana had a perfect canopy before hurricane irma decided to do its own pruning.
    I did prune some new, lower branches a few months ago but as you can see, the tree is funny looking.

    My questions are:
    1. Should I trim the large top branches and shape it even and round? Will it ever grow tall?
    2. Should I leave the top branches and prune off all the mid and lower branches? Will it ever grow a normal canopy?
    3. Do i leave it alone? will the top branches drop and the lower ones catch up and eventually look normal?

    Thank You!

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  2. jomoco

    jomoco Tree Freak

    Oct 4, 2006
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    San Diego CA
    I'd whack it almost exactly in half, that top looks like secondary growth anyway, prolly sprout back like a mofo!


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