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Q.Can I Cut Off The Dead Part On The Top Of An Aspen Tree?

Zone Colorado Springs, Colorado | CoGirl added on September 4, 2021 | Answered

This aspen tree is dead on the top. Can I cut off the dead stuff or will it kill the tree?

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Answered on September 6, 2021

Pruning off the dead portion won't kill the tree, but you will need to figure out what did. If it isn't corrected, then the problem will likely happen again. Copper fungicides can manage serious diseases, but there are many tree diseases that are fatal to them.

This article will help you to treat the tree:



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