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Rounded-over and over-thinned

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rounded and thinned tree

Not only was this tree rounded over with heading cuts, but too many branches were removed from the interior of the canopy. This causes stress, reduces energy storage capacity, initiates decay and often results in many sprouts. Trees are meant to have foliage on them - why remove 60% of the foliage as in this photo? This work was performed by uninformed, incompetent people pretending to be arborists. This type of pruning does nothing good for the tree.