The LW Treecare Blog

Removing large branches

It is easiest to do this in stages using a sharp saw. Remove most of the branch first, cutting 20cm from where it joins the trunk. Then remove the remaining stub. Step One The best technique is to start with an undercut. Make a small cut from the underneath of the branch first, then cut in from the top all the way through to meet the undercut. This prevents the bark from tearing as you saw through the branch. Step Two Once you have removed the first part of the branch, remove