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Red Oak Scaffold Branch Removal

Red Oak Scaffold Branch Removal
Posted by: Jim (IP Logged)
Date: November 25, 2019 23:11

I have a Red Oak tree that had a large scaffold coming off the main trunk at ground level. The crotch was narrow. The scaffold was leaning toward my house and its upper branches were above the house roofline. I cut the upper part of the scaffold down and it is now 3 feet tall. My question is should I seal the cut surface of the scaffold to prevent rot that might eventually cause damage to the main tree?
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|  Red Oak Scaffold Branch Removal Jim 25/11/2019 23:11

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