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Q.A Deer Damaged The Bark On My 10 Year Old Mimosa Tree. Last Year It Flourished.this Year 2 Of 3 Branches Died. I Have Been Cutti

Zone Powers, Oregon 97466 | warmrt added on July 30, 2023 | Answered

ng the suckers off around the bottom, but some seem to be loosening the strip of bark thats left. Should i cut it back to healthy bark and start over, or can i save the tree? Thank you for this service.

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Answered on July 31, 2023

If the damage to the bark is severe and extensive, it may be best to cut back to healthy bark and start over. However, if the damage is minimal and the remaining branch is still healthy, there is a chance to save the tree. In such cases, it is recommended to provide proper care and support to the tree, including regular watering, fertilization, and protection from further deer damage.

Typically, these trees are quite hardy, and they will come back from severe damage and pruning. This collection of articles will help you with your tree:


These articles will help you with preventing deer:


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