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Re: 100 yr. old Oak Tree struck by lightning
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Posted by williamf on June 12, 2003 at 17:15:27 from (126.96.36.199):
In Reply to: 100 yr. old Oak Tree struck by lightning posted by Imogene on June 12, 2003 at 16:29:18:
Sometimes lightning will kill a tree outright, but not always. If you put something (pruning spray, some other remedy) on the damaged part to help protect from bugs and drying out, it may have a chance. Good luck.
We had a tall pine that finally was in the way of the house that had been struck fifteen or twenty years ago. It had a terrible scar down one side, sortof spiraling. Other than never healing up all the way, it kept on.
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