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Japanese Maple

Posted by Corene Sawyer , Apr 28,2005,20:13       Forum

I have a Japanese Maple for over 20 years. As it has grown larger, and it is probably 20ft tall now, one side has lost many limbs. It is split into four trunks form the main trunk. From everything I have read, I think I may have a girdleing root, but how would I know? If you think this might be the problem, how do I fix it? It was a very graceful tree, but I have had to prune the deadwood and it looks triible now.

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