Maid Marion Rescued

Maid Marion teeters after losing sections of her crown.Safety concerns put her future in doubt. Standard specifications sustain her for the long run.
Maid Marion teeters after losing sections of her crown. Safety concerns put her future in doubt. Standard specifications sustain her for the long run.

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Install 2 cables 3/16" EHS through 1/4" holes in flat spots on oak branch to magnolia trunk. Secure with terminal fasteners.
Install 2 cables 3/16″ EHS through 1/4″ holes in flat spots on NW oak branch to magnolia trunk. Secure with terminal fasteners.

 

Install 2 cables 3/16" EHS through 1/4" holes in flat spots on oak branch to 2 trunks below. Secure with terminal fasteners.
Install 2 cables 3/16″ EHS through 1/4″ holes in flat spots on SW oak branch to 2 trunks below. Secure with terminal fasteners.

 

 

Aiken Marion east prune

 

Aiken Marion east prune

 

 

 

 

Brick and cement fill recently removed. New column of support left of cavity; less on the right.
Brick and cement fill recently removed. New column of support left of cavity; less on the right.
Conks appear to be Meripilus giganteus, newer on the west side. Meripilus reduces wood strength in related tree species.
Conks appear to be Meripilus giganteus, newer on the west side. Meripilus reduces wood strength in related tree species.

Aiken Marion east prune

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Author: Guy Meilleur

Arborist

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