Quite often trees will
naturally shed small dead twigs normally this is nothing to
be concerned with however large quantities of deadwood in
the tree can become a hazard either by being shed or blown
out in strong winds.
After inspection is can be ascertained whether a tree will
need will need deadwood removed as it can be beneficial to
species of insects and birds large dead wood should be removed
when a tree is overhanging targets or rights of way.
When crown cleaning is needed crossing branches and unsightly
epicormic growth is pruned out of the tree at the same time
as deadwood is removed.