Tree Problems
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Tree Bark Repair

Anonymous added on October 25, 2011 | Answered

Is there a product I can apply to the barkless area on my tree that acts as bark and will protect the tree?

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Nikki
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Answered on October 26, 2011

We would not recommend covering areas that have lost bark with anything. It can invite disease as it gives diseases a place to incubate against the tree. Trees, like humans, develop scars over damaged areas. A tree can recover from lost bark, provided that there is at least some bark that goes from the top to bottom of the tree.

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