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Chestnut Tree - Do I need a specialist?

Chestnut Tree - Do I need a specialist?
Posted by: fruitcakegsi (IP Logged)
Date: June 30, 2017 16:40

I have a lovely horse chestnut tree in the garden. As it's trunk is fat and it's a big tree, I suspect it's very old. Last night one of it's main branches snapped. The branch that snapped off is large and full of foliage plus conkers. Looks healthy but where it snapped, the wood is very dry - like it's dead. The rest of the tree is full of foliage and a new set of conkers!! No yellowing of the leaves except for a small patch near the top.
I saw posts on bleeding canker, but I can't see any signs of this. I'm worried my beloved tree has a problem. Do branches just fall off?? Do I need a specialist and can anyone recommend someone in or near Darlington in the North East of England?
Many thanks for any help folks can give.

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|  Chestnut Tree - Do I need a specialist? fruitcakegsi 30/06/2017 16:40
||  Re: Chestnut Tree - Do I need a specialist? chris 30/06/2017 16:52

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