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Jul 13, Sap levels are at their lowest during the late spring and summer months, so, unlike most trees which should generally be pruned at other times i.e. during the late autumn and winter, it is recommended that the best time for maple tree pruning is actually during the late spring or summer.
Even early spring is a bit of a risky time to prune stumpcut.barted Reading Time: 11 mins. Pruning a maple tree to create a nice shape and structure is best done in the late winter/early spring when the tree is dormant and the branch framework is visible.
Pruning later in the spring and summer is also possible, but pruning of healthy branches should be avoided in the stumpcut.barted Reading Time: 5 mins. Best Time To Trim Maple Trees While most trees are supposed to be pruned earlier in the year, that is when the maple tree is pumping sap.
Most have heard of Maple Syrup. From late winter to early spring is when maple trees are tapped to collect the maple sap which is then boiled down into stumpcut.bars: 1.