Aphids are sometimes an issue, as is honey fungus.
Jul 21, Pruning to Maintain Size. Pruning the interior of a cedar carefully to limit its size is best done in early to mid-summer when the weather is typically hot. Do not prune in late summer or early autumn because pruning can stimulate new growth that will not have time to turn hard before the freezing autumn or winter weather.
Pruning Broken Branches. Apr 02, When to Trim Cedar Trees The general rule is that you shouldn’t prune true cedars very often. While some trees need pruning to establish a strong, balanced or graceful shape, the three types of true cedars that thrive in the United States – Lebanon, Deodar, and Atlas cedar – do not. All three grow naturally into loose pyramid shapes. Yes, in fact some trees are best pruned in mid-summer. But for most trees it is best to wait until the tree is in a dormant state from winter until the buds swell in the spring for heavier bushmulching.bars: 2.
Jul 26, If you prune to excess in summer, next year, your trees may not be as full. Summer pruning takes away from the tree's total number of leaves, and fewer leaves mean less food flowing throughout the tree for next year's growth. Pruning to Limit Height. Removing the crown or top of a cedar will destroy its beauty.
While you can prune one-third of the top part of a cedar crown in the summer, do not prune the lower part. Jul 21, While you can prune one-third of the top part of a cedar crown in the summer, do not prune the lower part. Select a cedar that fits your space. The deodar cedar (Cedrus deodara), known for its drooping branches, grows in U.S. Department of Agriculture plant hardiness zones 7 to 9.