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  1. #1

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    100 year old pine w/ pocket of rot

    I was told to put concrete or cement in the pocket of rot to keep it from spreading, Is this a good solution?

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    RE: 100 year old pine w/ pocket of rot

    The concrete or cement will do a good job of stopping the tree from using its own natural healing mechanisms. I would think the lime would leech out and cause trouble for an acid-loving pine tree.

    You should consult with a certified arborist to find out if there's anything you can do to help save the tree.
    Cheers,
    Everett

    Green Man Enviroscaping LLC
    www.greenmanenvy.com

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