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25/07/2013 at 11:23

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Hello, not sure if the picture has worked but I have a large laurel bush that has collapsed and I am after some advice of how best to approach it. There are a couple of branches that have split by mostly it ha fallen out was from the middle. My gut instinct is that the damage is too much and to cut off each trunk as high as possible and providing a framework for new growth. I know that may look a mess go a while so any suggestions on how to avoid that would be welcome!

25/07/2013 at 11:25

P.s please excuse dodgy spelling and grammar. Stupid phone!

25/07/2013 at 12:09

I''d cut it right back to base and let it start again. I find cutting back creates further die back so you might as well hack it right down in the first place. It will grow back and look much nicer than one that's been chopped here and there

 

25/07/2013 at 12:18

I agree with nutcutlet. It will thank you for being brutal. 

25/07/2013 at 12:44

Thanks for the advice 

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