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Re: Poorley Elm trees

Re: Poorley Elm trees
Posted by: chris (IP Logged)
Date: November 01, 2007 17:00

Dutch Elm Disease is endemic. There isn't much to be done other than to remove dead trees as they become dangerous. Elm does regrow from cut stumps, and most of the elm that you see these days is relatively small regrowth of this nature. It rarely makes a big tree as it succumbs to DED once it gets above a certain size, but what you see on the fresh regrowth is unlikely to be DED.

As for identifying, you could send foliage samples away for analysis, for example to the Tree Advice Trust. To be honest, it probably isn't worth it for regrowth off stumps. Wait and see how it turns out next season before you do anything else.

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|  Poorley Elm trees Lisa 01/11/2007 15:16
||  Re: Poorley Elm trees chris 01/11/2007 17:00

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