Birch Trees
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trimming birch tree

Zone Martensville Sask | Ted Bosch added on April 24, 2017 | Answered

Itrimed my birch to late .and is lossing lots of sap

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Downtoearthdigs
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Answered on April 30, 2017

Birch Tree should be pruned in late summer.

Make sure you watch for signs of pest with the weeping fresh wounds.
Do not cover them, but I might suggest spraying the cuts with Neem Oil to reduce the risk of disease or pests.

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/trees/birch/cutting-back-birch-trees.htm
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/pests/pesticides/neem-oil-uses.htm

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