It is always better and less stressful to trim out less each year.
The winter months are a great time to provide care and maintenance to your live oak trees. From selecting trees at the garden center to planting, pruning and fertilization, this is the time of year for live oak maintenance. Live oaks are grown at many wholesale nurseries in Louisiana and are one of the most sold trees at garden bushmulching.barted Reading Time: 8 mins.
The reason it is best to prune your oak tree in the winter months is because of a disease that gets spread to live tissue in the summer months.
I will explain.
Oak Wilt is a disease fungus that is spread by insects which are most active from April to the end of bushmulching.barted Reading Time: 7 mins. 7. Do not whitewash the tree.
It is one of the rules of the Live Oak Society. 8. If the tree is in a low area where the drainage pattern has changed and water sits for weeks at a time, provide for better drainage as the oak’s roots can smother in water.
9. Be very careful with herbicides. A tree is just a big, broad-leaf weed to a lawn.