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Finished pruning

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Finished pruning

pruned elm tree

There is a dominant trunk to the top of the canopy. Most low branches were removed because there is plenty of trunk taper and caliper to support the tree, and the root system is well developed and strong. More low branches would have been left if the trunk was not well developed.