Crooked Tree

Reply

  #1  
Old 04-18-17, 09:57 AM
Marq1's Avatar
Member
Thread Starter
Join Date: Sep 2016
Location: USA MI
Posts: 2,375
Crooked Tree

Every year I look at this hoping it will improve but it doesn't.

Not sure why, all trees were staked for the first couple years but this guy is just a few degrees off center.

I recall this area was heavy clay so I dug as big of hole as possible so I doubt it has really expanded beyond the initial hole.

Assume dig down outside the initial hole, push a little, pull a little then restake?

Name:  Capture.jpg
Views: 114
Size:  47.3 KB
 
Sponsored Links
  #2  
Old 04-18-17, 11:02 AM
Group Moderator
Join Date: Mar 2003
Location: NC, USA
Posts: 17,623
I would do as you mentioned. Since your lawn is so nice I would carefully cut the sod with a shovel and roll it back. Do your digging and get the tree vertical. Then roll the sod back in place. Don't forget to water very regularly as the disturbed sod will not have deep roots.
 
Reply

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Thread Tools
Search this Thread
Display Modes
'