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

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In San Francisco, the best time of year to trim deciduous and evergreen trees is during the cold months (usually from December to February) when the trees are dormant and not actively growing. Avoid pruning during the spring and summer months.

However, you may need to trim your tree and remove dead or damaged branches at any time of year — especially if the branches are a safety hazard or if they put your tree’s health at risk. Also, the best time to prune or trim your trees can vary by the species. But, generally, the best time to prune is when your trees are not producing new leaves.

When in doubt, ask an expert to help you determine the best time to prune and trim your trees. Contact the best tree trimming professionals in San Francisco today.

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