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When is the best time of year to trim trees in Dallas?

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In Dallas, it’s best to trim your deciduous trees in winter. This is the time period when trees go dormant, and they have time to recover before their spring growth spurt.

Trimming after spring can overtax the tree and make it difficult for it to have enough energy to get through the season. It can also make it vulnerable to fungal and insect infestations. Oak trees, in particular, should not be pruned during the springtime in Dallas to avoid the spread of oak wilt.

There are a few instances where it might be best to trim and prune your trees at any time of year. For example, if your tree is damaged and poses a safety hazard, you can trim it at any time. And, some tree species might need to be trimmed before or after winter.

Consult with the best tree trimming professionals in Dallas to determine the best time to trim and prune your trees.

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