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Are there any tips for pruning my Gray birch?

Gray birch
Betula populifolia
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The best thing to remember about Gray birch is that they do not require routine pruning. Your tree will likely grow better if you prune it as and when it is necessary and no more than that. Additionally, you should also keep in mind that it is better to leave the lower limbs of this tree alone to prevent stress-induced diseases from attacking your tree. Different diameter branches require different pruning tools. If the tree is too tall, pruning needs to be done safely or by a professional.
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Gray birch (Betula populifolia)
Gray birch
A species of Betula , Also known as White birch, Poplar birch
Botanical name: Betula populifolia
Genus: Betula
Description
Gray birch (Betula populifolia) is a deciduous tree species that grows best in full sunlight, though it prefers cool climates. Gray birch grows well in poor soils and is tolerant to birch borers. Its narrow pyramid-shape and tolerance to air pollution make it a commonly cultivated tree along city streets.
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Gray birch is a hardy and attractive landscape tree. Trees belonging to the genus Betula are valued for their superb, distinctive bark characteristics and beautiful canopy. In an appropriate growing site with proper maintenance, your gray birch will grow tall and healthy.
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