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Re: Sparassis crispa on Scots pine

Subject: Re: Sparassis crispa on Scots pine
From: Simon Pryce Arboriculture
Date: Jan 14 2021 10:58:14
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I've dealt with one on a Scots pine a long time ago but can't find the report.

The only other was on a cedar, identified from a photo.  Test drilling in Feb 2014 found localised decvay that was evidently being compartmentalised fairly well and had not increased appreciably by April 2019.  The tree had well developed buttresses and good vitality and, as far as I know, is still there.

Simon





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