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Re: gardening question


LOL!  I must be babbling agin...
   
Any way to save these trees, especially the red maple? If the main
leader trunk is dead? If I cut it out, it would leave a large U shaped
gap, although the side branches would cover, but I am sure everything
would collect there and infect it anyway...

   
I was also wondering if this is common in tornado's/hurricanes senerios?
Or do I have other issues out there and it was just timing that caused
it?

   
  Donna

Kitty <kmrsy@comcast.net> wrote:
  and your question?
Kitty
neIN, Zone 5
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Donna" 
To: "gardenchat list" 
Sent: Tuesday, June 17, 2008 10:33 PM
Subject: [CHAT] gardening question


> although many others have more important issues in life with this crazy 
> weather.... I do have a gardening question.
>
> After the tornado went thru here, two of my trees (smoke tree and red
> maple) both lost their main center trunk. All the leaves dried up and
> the next windstorm took them away. It doesn't appear to have been hit by
> lightening (no burn marks) or damaged (no split marks, cracks).
>
>
> I have no idea why this happened. Many of the side branches are fine,
> but I do realize I have to take these trees down.....although I may give
> them some time and see if it comes back.
>
>
> Donna
>
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