The Tree Doctor are experts in tree pruning. Our crew enjoys taking a problematic or overgrown tree and pruning it just enough to achieve the perfect result: a beautiful tree that is prone to branch failure or growing over where it is not supposed to.
A 12-month guarantee on storm proof pruning.
An AQF level 3 arborist completes all the pruning.
All pruning work is carried out per Australian standards (AS 4373-2007 Pruning of Amenity Trees).
We don’t use climbing spurs/spikes to prune your trees because they are harmful to your tree and are not industry approved.
What is tree pruning?
Tree pruning is the practice of removing un-desirable parts of a tree without causing additional damage to the remaining canopy.
Before tree pruning – When is tree pruning required?
Tree pruning can be required to correct poor branch form, remove dead branches, reduce elongated branches, remove storm damaged branches, clear branches back from infrastructure. It is a necessary practice to manage these large continuously growing organisms.
It’s important to consider tree pruning over tree removal, as each year the urban coverage of trees throughout Sydney consistently decreases, resulting in a steady decline of native flora and fauna in the region.
The tree pruning process – How tree pruning works?
Most of our tree work is tree pruning, we utilise a combination of the tree climbing method as well as elevated work platforms and we only use arborists with a minimum certification of level III in Arboriculture when pruning our customers trees.
Climbing Method: Our trained arborists utilise specialised tree climbing equipment to ascend the tree safely and efficiently, combining great balance and physical strength they can reach almost any part of the tree to perform the most complex to simple pruning jobs.
Elevated Work Platform (EWP) Method: When there is good access to the tree for machinery it is safer to use an EWP to access the parts of the tree to perform tree pruning.
Removal Of A Deadwood Branch
Class 1 Deadwood: Removal of dead branches larger than 12mm (1/2 inch) in diameter (about the size of your little finger)
Class 2 Deadwood: Removal of dead branches larger than 25mm (1 inch) in diameter (about the same size as a dollar coin)
Class 3 Deadwood: Removal of dead branches larger than 50mm (2 inches) in diameter (about the width of a credit card)
Class 4 Deadwood: Removal of specific dead branches
Class 1: Fine Pruning – Consists of removal of dead and diseased tissue, crossing and weak branches. This includes branches on the main trunk as well those inside the leaf area down to 12mm (1/2 inch) in diameter (the size of your little finger)
Class 2: Medium Pruning – Consists of removal of dead and diseased tissue, crossing and weak branches. This includes branches on the main trunk as well those inside the leaf area down to 25mm (1 inch) in diameter (about the size of a dollar coin)
Class 3: Coarse Pruning – Consists of removal of dead and diseased tissue, crossing and weak branches. This includes branches on the main trunk as well those inside the leaf area down to 50mm (2 inch) in diameter (about the width of a credit card)
Class 4: Selective Pruning – The removal of specific branches without being detrimental to the health of the tree.
Class 5: Reduction Pruning – Consists of the reduction of top, sides, under branches or individual branches without detriment to the health of the tree. Often used in cases of utility clearance, or specific topiary or pollarding.
Crown Raising is a method of removing specific branches to raise the canopy height over a pathway, building, or road.
We can all appreciate a well-manicured hedge, unfortunately most hedges are out of reach of most property owners. Balancing on ladders attempting to get the straight line on top with not the right equipment is dangerous and very time consuming.
We have maintained hedges as little as a waist height hedge along a front fence to a 30ft conifer hedge 150m in length.
If you have a hedge that’s in need of some attention, give our team a call!
Palm Tree Trimming
Palm Tree Trimming, also known as palm tree pruning or palm tree cleaning, removes dead fronds and seed pods from palm trees as well as cleaning of building up debris from the trunk of the palm.
OUR TREE PRUNING IN SYDNEY IS GUARANTEED.
If a fine or medium-pruned tree suffers storm damage during the next 12 months, we’ll remove the injured area for free from your property.
Contact us for all of your concerns on tree pruning services. You can reach us by calling (02) 9628 8000
You may also request a free quote by filling out the form below.
Please fill out the enquiry form below if you have any questions or concerns. We will respond as soon as possible.
Emergency Tree Works
Our emergency tree removal service can safely and quickly take down hazardous trees before they cause any damage.
We ensure that even the most significant, challenging trees are removed entirely with minimal interruption to your property or targeted area.
Our stump grinding service offers a safe and efficient stump removal that will have your stump removed safely in no time.
Our award-winning tree transplanting division, The Tree Movers, is the leader in tree transplanting in Australia and overseas.
Palm Tree Trimming
We use a combination of various tree-sensitive practices to ensure minimal damage is done to your palm while being pruned.
We offer arborist services in Sydney and surrounding areas that can help you with anything to do with your trees.