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Q.I Would Like To Know How Deeply To Cut Into Norway Maple To Girdle It

Zone Hamilton, Ontario, Canada Zone 6 | mvk73@yahoo.com added on June 24, 2024 | Answered

I have heard that killing Norway Maples by girdling is harder than with some other species. How to effectively kill it because it is killing several trees close to it.

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Answered on June 24, 2024

It is the same process, but the bark is thick. All you need is about an inch (2.5cm) which will sever the nutrient transport layer under the bark.

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