Trimming a river birch

Asked June 20, 2018, 11:34 AM EDT

When is the best time to trim a river birch? It wouldn't a massive trimming - just a few low branches.

Hennepin County Minnesota river birch tree pruning horticulture

1 Response

The best times to trim a river birch are either winter or late fall after leaves have fallen. You probably could trim off the few low hanging branches now if necessary.