Dogwood Trees
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damage to dogwood tree

Zone southern illinois | mcheek added on June 25, 2015 | Answered

I tore a small branch off a young dogwood tree. What do I do? Is there anything I can do?

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Downtoearthdigs
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Answered on June 25, 2015

If its a clean injury, wash it with a soapy water mix and allow to air dry.
If the injury is jagged, you can clean up the injury.

Do not wrap the wound. Watch for signs of insects that may fine the wound.
It should heal and the tree recover.

Here is a link with more information.

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/trees/tgen/repairing-tree-bark-damage.htm

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