The Problems Facing Red Maples

Cherokee Tree Care has a unique approach to pruning your Red Maple Trees. We look forward to explaining the process and pruning your tree to improve its structure. Most Red Maples have co-dominate stems and weak branch unions (with ā€œVā€ shapes) or low limbs with a diameter of more than half the trunk size at the attachment point. This leads to problems. As with any tree, the overall structure determines how well it can withstand wind and ice damage. In the Ozarks, Red Maples are the most frequent recipient of damage following a storm.

Thousands of Red Maples dot the landscape in the Springfield and surrounding area, but few achieve the goal of becoming a mature shade tree. The good news is that our pruning process is effective and affordable while maintaining the shape of your tree. Give us a call or request a free quote and let us look at your Red Maple.

Examples of Red Maples with Poor Structure
A Red Maple with poor structure
A Red Maple  with weak joints