Jordan Lowery wrote:I find that pollarding the oaks is better than coppice, leaving the main trunk and pollarding the side branches gives faster and better regrowth. I have experience with most of the California oaks, both reds and whites as desribed above.
Jay Hayes wrote:
I think your question is, do you need to put the wound care goop on the fresh cut oak stump to aid in sprouting? If that is the question the answer is definitely "no".
Jose Reymondez wrote:I've coppiced young English Oak but it comes back really shrubby and the trunks don't grow straight.
Cj Verde wrote:A little off topic, but how are the willows used where you are?
Cj Verde wrote:I've just pollarded several oaks because they were threatening to block our house's southern exposure and I could use some oak for shiitake bolts. Do I need to put tree wound dressing on the stumps?