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Rope strangled pinus radiata - will it live?

Rope strangled pinus radiata - will it live?
Posted by: Jonathan (IP Logged)
Date: August 01, 2020 03:28


Hi folks,
I have a Pinus Radiata about 3 years old and 4 metres high which has been strangled by a 15mm rope. The trunk is 8cm dia above the swollen strangled area.

Its still looking good and green, and the rope was removed without too much damage, but what do you all think - will it live?

Also if it lives will it become dangerous when it grows larger due to the strangled trunk being weakened/deformed?

Oh and, lets not talk about who did this.... ;)

https://i.postimg.cc/Jzsm3mxz/pine001s.jpg
https://i.postimg.cc/SRQbnpjq/pine002s.jpg
https://i.postimg.cc/vBssdns4/pine003s.jpg
https://i.postimg.cc/43tgM5rC/pine005s.jpg

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|  Rope strangled pinus radiata - will it live? Jonathan 01/08/2020 03:28

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