Advantages of pruning a tree: to cause the least possible damage to the tree, making it lighter, to allow sunlight to access inner branches, to minimize wind resistance, etc.
Reasons why a tree should be pruned:
– Tree roots causing damage to sewers, boundary walls, terraces, stairs …
– To reduce volume of the tree top.
– Deterioration of the tree due to too much irrigation.
– Death of the tree or palm.
– Possible damage to third parties.
– Possibility of damage in the short term.
– To avoid swimming pool shell breakage.
– To avoid or reduce tree shade over the pools, preventing to reach an optimum temperature. In 90% of cases there was an error in the location of the tree, pine or palm 40 years ago.
Whoever planted it did not think that a small tree in time can reach really large size.