Is It OK To Prune Lower Branches Of Bald Cypress

Question From: J. Schneiderman - Woodstock, Illinois, United States
Q: My bald cypress branches are too low, I want to prune it up at the base so that I can get under it to do cleanup without crawling on my it okay to trim some of the lowere branches?

A: It will not harm the tree to prune off the lower branches. Best And Happy Yardening, Nancy