Wonder what the consensus is on this.
We have a lovely young Liquidambar styraciflua 'Silver King',
a little over 6 ft and putting on enthusiastic growth, already very
Unfortunately the central leader was frost damaged and didn't
sprout. There are now two good, competing leader candidates
from 1 and 2 buds down.
Should I wait until the wood ripens a bit before cutting out the
weaker one, or prune it now? My books are a little unclear here.
That's in Europe zone 8 (US 7). Thanks in advance.
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