Focus on defoliation – determining how many leaves to remove

After an experiment with full defoliation on a Korean hornbeam – see the process (here)¬†and the results¬†(here) for details – I’ve made it an annual practice to partially defoliate refined specimens. The question I’ve been asking in recent years is, how many leaves should I remove? Last year I took a fairly conservative approach. Here’s … Continue reading Focus on defoliation – determining how many leaves to remove