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All cuts made to oaks, even those made when the fungus is inactive, should be sealed with pruning paint to prevent entry of oak wilt into the exposed surfaces. The Texas Oak Wilt Partnership is a collaborative project between the Texas Forest Service of Texas A&M, the U.S.
Department of Agriculture Forest Health Protection Division and the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower stumpdelimbing.clubted Reading Time: 2 mins. The Texas A&M Extension Service recommends that you avoid pruning healthy oak trees between February 15th and June 15th.
How often to trim oak trees You should Trim oak trees every years to keep them in good shape.
Open wounds during that time attract a beetle that may vector Oak Wilt. If your oak tree has never been pruned, however, it is very likely that it has crossing, rubbing limbs causing an abrasive wound that can’t stumpdelimbing.clubted Reading Time: 2 mins.