Sick Cherry Tree (Help Needed)
I'm looking for some tips or pointers as to what could remedy the wounds of our Cherry tree. We live in southern Sweden where the climate is USDA hardiness zone 5B (during a bad winter) to 7A (normal winter).
The wounds pretty much looked like this when we got the property two years ago. They are not bleeding that much compared to what i have seen in some Cherry trees. You can also see that the tree is trying to heal in the areas where it seems possible, but the wounds are just too big i think. Will the tree die from this eventually? Should i put something on them, or cut some parts away?
For the short stump sticking up between the three main branches i guess the tree has little chance of healing. Should i cut it closer to the base to try to get it to heal naturally?
Would it be good to try to seal the wonds or to leave them open?
Any help is much appreciated.
Wound 2 (other angle)
Should we cut this down?