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Do the words crown thinning and crown reduction sound the same to you? The words thinning reduction both relate to a lessening of tree foliage, and in reality there is a distinct difference between the two procedures.
So let’s try and take the confusion out of what these procedures mean. The first thing to explain is the meaning of a crown. If you have a full tree with large limbs and thick branches, it's top is called a crown. This is also sometimes referred to as a canopy. Now that you know what a crown is, let's see what the difference between crown thinning and crown reduction is.