[nafex] Dead wood on apple tree

victoria l. caron vicaron at gis.net
Thu Jul 13 05:02:01 EDT 2000


My father in law did this with several large trees that had been damaged by
lightning. As far as I know, they are doing great ten years later. He had also
covered the concrete filler with sheet metal..............Vic in NH

Kieran or Donna wrote:

> I was just reading an old book on concrete, and it showed a tree with a big
> dead area, they chiseled it down to sound wood and filled in the hollow with
> concrete.  It was a very neat job, and probably helped support the tree, but
> it would be best to find out if that is actually recommended.  There was
> another photo of a tree that had been done that way, and the bark had grown
> over most of the repair, they said eventually it would entirely fill in.
> Donna
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