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Repairing Tree Wounds


Repairing Tree Wounds. Part 1

Like light pruning, the repair of wounds and cavities, and the bracing of trees' weak spots, are good things for the home owner to practice on a small scale, or to study and supervise, if...

Repairing Tree Wounds. Part 2

If the decay goes back into heartwood only a short distance and downward no farther than your chisel can reach, you may elect simply to cut open an exterior V channel through which you can...

Repairing Tree Wounds. Part 3

Crotch hollows also come under the heading of wound repair. Many otherwise well-formed trees (particularly yel-lowwoods) develop deep pockets where their leaders, especially large multiples...