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Linden Tree Pruning Underway As Spring Gets Closer

Posted: Thursday, March 17th, 2011 at 6:27 am
Author: KNIA/KRLS News-Shaylon Cochran

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Crews have begun pruning the linden trees around town. Josh Vermeer with the Pella Nursery says with pneumatic trimmers, they can prune the trees of about two city blocks in a day.
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He says the purpose of pruning them is to keep the root structure small, which in turn prevents the tree from becoming too big and keeps them healthy.