Monkey puzzle tree cutting the bottom layers

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  1. Sharongowing

    Sharongowing New Member

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    Ok so we moved into this house in May last year. We are now the proud owners of a monkey puzzle tree. Neighbours say there is a tpo. Is it wise to cut off say 3 ft from the bottom. Thanks
     
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    Michael F Esteemed Contributor Forums Moderator 10 Years

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    If it has a TPO on it, you'll need to get permission from the Council for any pruning work other than removal of dead branches. Pruning off the lowest few branches shouldn't do it any harm, but it is important to get that permission first.
     
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    Wonderful thAnks for the advice.
     
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    Eric La Fountaine Contributor UBC Botanical Garden Forums Administrator Forums Moderator 10 Years

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