diseased redbud tree


Old 07-26-05, 07:38 AM
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Question diseased redbud tree

My redbud tree has a split trunk and ants are eating the center out. Is there something i can put into the opening to seal it, keep out the bugs, and save my tree?
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Old 07-26-05, 07:09 PM
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If the trunk has split open at a crotch from storm damage, little can be done to save the tree other than to remove one part or another then allow the rest of the tree to heal.
Old 07-30-05, 10:06 PM
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A split crotch could kill the tree or leave such a huge wound that the tree can't heal over before the exposed heartwood rots and a storm destroys the tree. Ideally a tree should have one main trunk, but this does not always occur in nature.
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