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Large Overgrown Conny


DTaylor
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Alright chaps,

 

Got someone asking me to top this and bring in the sides.

I said it would look crap but have no real experience doing this to a tree this size. 

Its obviously too big for its surroundings (looks small in these pics) but I don't want to charge them a lot of money for a job I believe will be disappointing.

Their dad planted the tree so there's sentimental value as well.

What would you guys do? Its really woody inside!

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Conifer image 2.jpeg

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42 minutes ago, DTaylor said:

Ps. I Never think reductions on connies look any good when you really try and force a shape into em but theres nout all to cut too. Not sure what u lot think/what proper practice is?

Not Leyllandi,  a good Cedar Lebanon/Altisima, nicely layered and cleaned up is a joy to behold.  K

 

( which is what they should have planted) 

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Bloomin 'eck.  If that looks small in the photo......

 

I think it would look truly horrible after a reduction that's going to have any impact.  Understand there may be sentimental value - but there a comes a time to make a hard decision.

 

Remove and replant.  The cost of which can be paid for with the savings from not having to have the lights on all day in the house.

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23 minutes ago, DTaylor said:

nice one, my thoughts confirmed then haha. Ill maybe show this thread to her as i'm scared she'll get a quote from someone just trying to make a buck

Not too bad an idea mate, least she seeing a swaithe of opinion.  K

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