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Most growth at the top

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most tree growth at top

Liners that were spaced too close together with most growth near the top will grow like this when spaced appropriately in a larger container. Note how aggressive the upper branches are in this photo. Also note that most stems are growing upright. This is a result of spacing too close when trees were younger. This forces most stems into the upright position. Low branches have been removed which further reduces growth rate and strength of the trunk. The form of these trees can be corrected but the techniques required will slow growth rate. This can all be avoided by appropriately spacing trees apart when they wre younger.