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What is best time/method of trimming back a Christmas tree (non-needle drop) which is getting too big (particularly wide) for my small garden?



I'd say just trim it gently! Not into old wood, though. Do you know which species it is?

26 Jul, 2012


Many thanks for this helpful response. I believe that is a Fraser Fir. At the moment it is approx 8 feet high (not an issue), but 4 feet+ wide. This isn't a problem this year, and it is really beautiful right now, but can see that it will become an issue soon as it is starting to encroach on 2 superb slow growing rhododendrons on either side of it. Many thanks once again

26 Jul, 2012


I found this article which might help.

29 Jul, 2012

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