Elm Trees
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elm tree girdled trunk

Zone calabasas, ca....zone 9 | belledamma added on June 30, 2016 | Answered

Just discovered and removed ties around trunk of a mature Elm tree, leaving a deep wound around the trunk. What should I do now?

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alexandermacdonald1
Answered on June 30, 2016

I would just leave it, unless there is any dead wood , you never said if it was healthy above the scarring if it is then the camber will be still be feeding the tree as that is how the nutrients (the veins or arteries of the tree)

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