Gum Trees
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pruning gum trees

02dave2210 added on August 9, 2012 | Answered

If tree has signs of die back in some larger branches, with the bark splitting from top down for 10 to 12 feet and limb is about 6" in dia. , can this tree be pruned now? We live in central west NSW.

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    Heather
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    Answered on August 19, 2012

    It is fine to prune this tree now. It may be a fungus affecting the tree, so you may also want to treat it with a fungicide.

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