[nafex] Girdled Apple Trees

Thomas Olenio tolenio at sentex.net
Thu Mar 22 18:10:44 EST 2001


Hi,

Do they say what purpose this serves?  Would the wax from a toilet seal
work just as well (a lot cheaper).

Thanks,
Tom

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Thomas Olenio
Ontario, Hardiness Zone 6a

On Thu, 22 Mar 2001, Doreen Howard wrote:

> I found this in the current issue of The Avant Gardener--it may help the
> person with the rabbit-girdled apple trees.
> 
> "When a tree trunk or branch has been girdled by an animal chewing through
> the bark, heat some beeswax and paint it over the wound, extending the
> covering slightly beyond the injury."
> 
> The newsletter recommends a beeswax-lanolin product--NuBark Pruning Sealer.
> It can be purchased from IntAgra, 6500 Pillsbury Ave. South, Minneapolis, MN
> 55420
> 
> Doreen Howard,
> Wisconsin Zone 4b, where the snow has FINALLY melted and
> the rhubarb is peeking out of the ground.
> 
> 
> 
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