Thinning a tree’s crown to increase light penetration and reduce leaf fall.

Crown thin: below are before and after photos of a roughly 50 feet (five story) tall sycamore whose crown we thinned out by about a third. This increased the amount of light penetrating the tree’s canopy and reaching the gardens and houses below, as well as reducing the amount of leaves falling down.

Sycamore tree crown thin.
Sycamore tree before and after thinning.

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Thinning a tree’s crown

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