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Save Japanese maple

Posted by karinron2 Zone 8 (My Page) on
Wed, Jan 18, 12 at 13:52

We got hit with about 12 inches of very wet snow last night, which caused 2 main branches of my beautiful Japanese maple to break, at the trunk.
What is recommended?
Thank you.

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RE: Save Japanese maple

Sorry to hear that. My Magnolia Little Gem is now 5 feet shorter than 3 days ago.

So, cry & wipe your eyes if needed; then make a clean cut at the trunk if needed. No paints or seals.

RE: Save Japanese maple

Probably pruning.

Did they just sort of peel away at V shaped attachments?

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