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The goals of a quality shade tree production program are to develop small diameter branches along a dominant trunk in a pleasing canopy form on a quality root system. Click on "root system" or "tree quality" to the left to review root issues. Click on other items for top pruning, canopy training, and management strategies.


lasting structure

Lasting structure


quality nursery tree form

Quality nursery tree form


field quality trees

Field of quality trees


junk yard trees

Junk-yard trees

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