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Tree pruning question

 
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A few weeks ago, I had to cut off a branch of this pear tree because it had a narrow join to the trunk. Because of other branches, I wasn't able to cut it flush. What should I do with this branch stub?
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I would do a second, clean cut with a hand saw, at an angle where water would run away, making sure there wasn't a pocket where water/crud would sit in the crotch. Otherwise IMO you're in good shape.
 
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Thanks for the suggestion, Douglas!

The branches alongside the stump curve out in such a way as to make cutting a slanting cut difficult, but I will see what I can do.
 
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