Magnolia Trees

Magnolia Tree Bark Damage


Anonymous added on January 25, 2011 | Answered

We have a customer that has a nice magnolia tree that has been damaged by a beaver chewing on the tree. What is the recommended way to help protect the tree from further damage and help the tree heal?


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Nikki
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
Answered on January 26, 2011

As long as the tree is not girdled, you should leave it to heal on its own. The bigger problem is the beaver. They are notoriously hard to keep off a piece of property once they've decided that the land is part of their territory. To protect this tree, you may want to try placing some chain link fence around the trunk 3-4 feet high or try a product called Ro-Pel.

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