Step 3: Remove the Stub

saw making two of three cuts to correctly prune a tree
Photo: Karen Bussolini
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He cuts off the 6-inch stub at an angle (so that it will shed water) just above the branch collar.
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    • Pole Saw
      Pole saw
    • lopper
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    • bypass pruners
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