Trees in the wild don’t require pruning. They
compete with other plants and animals for the resources they need
to thrive, and live within the limitations of their site. It is
when trees come in contact with human needs that pruning is required.
This clip from TreeCare’s how-to video Prune
Like a Pro, describes some of the reasons that pruning is necessary.
Here to see TreeCare’s Tutorial on pruning The Basics
of Tree Pruning.