Gum Trees
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dying Gum Tree

Zone Bindoon WA | vserv added on April 4, 2015 | Answered

I have a dying Gum tree, around 30 metres. It has bark damage from kangaroos. Can I do anything to save it?

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shelley
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Answered on April 4, 2015

Is the trunk of your tree girdled (bark missing all the way around the circumference of the tree)?

Below are some articles that will help you determine a course of treatment for your damaged bark:

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

For more information on the care of eucalyptus trees, please visit the following link:
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/trees/eucalyptus/tips-growing-eucalyptus.htm

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