The best time to prune a dogwood tree is after it has finished blooming for the season, usually in late summer or early fall. Pruning a dogwood tree in spring or summer leaves it open to disease from insects and risks damage to the tree while it is actively growing.Continue Reading
Pruning a dogwood helps to keep the tree's appearance and improves air circulation to the living branches. It is also a preventive measure against infestation by insects.
As a rule, dogwood trees do not need intensive pruning. The main goals for pruning are to remove dead branches and low hanging limbs that interfere with other plants' growth in the yard.Learn more about Trees & Bushes