How to Fix a Broken Tree Branch?

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There are ways to fix a broken tree branch. You must first remove the tree branch by making a clean cut approximately 1 to 2 inches in from the broken area of the branch. Use a sharp knife to trace around the area where bark may have gotten peeled back on the branch. This will help the tree to start regrowing a protective layer on the branch.
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It may be possible to fix a broken tree branch. If there is some bark on either side of the split this may be possible. The broken branch will need to be placed back as near the exact spot it broke off from as possible. This will give it a better chance for healing the tree branch. Sometimes the tree branches may get broken off when yard work is done or maybe when large machinery such as a tractor or a truck pass under a tree. This may also happen in storms when wind and lightning has a chance to break off a tree branch.
You can fix a broken tree branch by binding the two pieces together and hoping. Sometimes they will grow back together and sometimes they will not. There is a product similar to root tone that can help and it is available at most nurseries.
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