Can you trim an oak branch in the middle of the branch when it hangs over a...

Asked October 5, 2014, 6:27 PM EDT

Can you trim an oak branch in the middle of the branch when it hangs over a house or does it have to be cut back at the main trunk?

Hennepin County Minnesota trees and shrubs pruning horticulture

1 Response

Either way is fine, the limiting factor is it's appearance. If it looks ok to you prune it part way, however, if it was mine I would prune to the trunk.