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Re: [nafex] Girdled Apple Trees

I see no reason where this will connect and feed the cambium in any way.  I 
would not even take a chance at it.
----Original Message Follows----
From: Thomas Olenio <tolenio@sentex.net>
Reply-To: nafex@yahoogroups.com
To: nafex@yahoogroups.com
Subject: Re: [nafex] Girdled Apple Trees
Date: Thu, 22 Mar 2001 18:10:44 -0500 (EST)


Do they say what purpose this serves?  Would the wax from a toilet seal
work just as well (a lot cheaper).


Thomas Olenio
Ontario, Hardiness Zone 6a

On Thu, 22 Mar 2001, Doreen Howard wrote:

 > I found this in the current issue of The Avant Gardener--it may help the
 > person with the rabbit-girdled apple trees.
 > "When a tree trunk or branch has been girdled by an animal chewing 
 > the bark, heat some beeswax and paint it over the wound, extending the
 > covering slightly beyond the injury."
 > The newsletter recommends a beeswax-lanolin product--NuBark Pruning 
 > It can be purchased from IntAgra, 6500 Pillsbury Ave. South, Minneapolis, 
 > 55420
 > Doreen Howard,
 > Wisconsin Zone 4b, where the snow has FINALLY melted and
 > the rhubarb is peeking out of the ground.
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