How To Prune Thread Leaf Maple

Question From: OHIO
Q: My thread leaf maple is 20 yrs old ,snow storn broke a lot of center branches off so I only have folage on the ends with a bare center,how far back can I cut the branches to main truck, the tree is around 5 ft wide ..thank u

A: I have never grown a Lace Leaf Japanese Maples so I Googled " How to Prune a Lace Leaf Japanese Maple and found a great YouTube video by Plant Amnesty. It will take the mystery out of how to clean up your tree without ruining its shape. Be sure to watch the extended video: How to Prune Japanese Maples - Instructional Video w/ Plant Amnesty. Best And Happy Yardening, Nancyb Best Nancy