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Betula nigra winter damage

Posted by treeskate 6a Hartford CT (My Page) on
Thu, Apr 19, 12 at 15:16

My Heritage birch (4 trunks) was installed 2001. It has done great, but as you know the Northeast (CT) had a terrible early winter snow blizzard in october. Two of the 4 branches (whole tree is about 40 ft high) are leaning severely. One is now at 45 degrees about 20 ft up and the other one is at 90 degrees. I am really worried that they will snap off as the leaves begin to fill out (just starting now.) I don't want anyone to get hurt - dead branches are still falling in the adjacent wooded area. Can this tree be saved???? Thanks!
Doris


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RE: Betula nigra winter damage

hard to say anything definitive.. w/o a picture..

check the link

ken

Here is a link that might be useful: how to post pix


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RE: Betula nigra winter damage

Sorry, I don't have access to a camera at this time...I'll just have to see if the coming weekend rain perks it up. thanks for the link about how to post pix.


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