Elm - Big Decision

hatflyerJune 2, 2013

i have to decide which way to go with this elm.

1) the taller version and removing that fat side branch, or

2) chopping the trunk 1/3 of the way up and using that thick side branch as the new leader. note that thick branch is bulbous and scarred.

any suggestions?

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My opion only,,If it were my tree i would chop the big branch off.. you have no branches on the inter side of it .you would be starting over again.. the tall trunk has branches to work with...let us know what you do ok??? john

    Bookmark   June 2, 2013 at 6:23PM
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