This summer will be nine years since we moved to this house. The Kentucky Coffee Tree was one of the first to be planted in the new garden. This Carolinian tree will live for a hundred years and grow up to one hundred feet in height. So, a branch veering off at only seven feet seemed wrong. At some point it would have to be pruned. Better to do it now when the scar will be small than later when a larger wound would have to be made.
It was a simple job involving only my husband and his sven saw. Here goes: