Plum tree bark damage

Pauline Cullen asked 9 years ago

Recently my Dad put his new Connemara pony into the back garden to graze, when he came back he noticed she was eating the bark off my prize plum tree, what can l do to save it, or can l?

1 Answers

Gerry Daly Staff answered 6 years ago
Wrap the grazed stem immediately with 10 cm strips cut from a black refuse bag, making sure it is tight. Leave it in place for a year and hope for the best. Ideally, the bandage should go immediately after the damage is done.