mountian ash

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  1. davebyer

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    what to do with the bark of this mountain ash
    i live in ontario canada close to stratford
     

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  2. Daniel Mosquin

    Daniel Mosquin Renowned Contributor UBC Botanical Garden Forums Administrator Forums Moderator 10 Years

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    If you're lazy like me, you'll like this answer: do nothing. If the tree is otherwise healthy (and it seems to be), it will compartmentalize the damage and just continue on. If you want, you can cut off the pieces of the ragged bark for aesthetic reasons.

    Do not apply wound dressings: the Myth of Wound Dressings: https://s3.wp.wsu.edu/uploads/sites/403/2015/03/wound-sealer.pdf
     

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