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Q.Tree Moose Damage

Zone Stockholm, Sweden | Thomas.Dahl added on May 3, 2020 | Answered

Our Rowan tree in Sweden was just attacked by Moose. A lot of bark was removed and certainly all around the tree. Can I save it?

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Answered on May 5, 2020

Oh no! That is, basically, the equivalent of cutting a person's head off! Sometimes, a tree can be saved with careful surgery as long as the ringing is only a strip of 1 or 2 inches. This is severe damage, unfortunately. This cannot be saved.

The only thing that I can do is provide a link that will help you to keep moose out of your yard in the future. This will offer some information:


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