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dionysus Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-24-11 06:50 PM
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53. i don't know if this will help, but one time a drunk knocked over one of my trees. I took the ins $$
Edited on Mon Oct-24-11 06:51 PM by dionysus
bought an $11 hatchet, and cut it down (wasn't as big as your tree.). i didnt want to spend the money (ok, didn't have the money) to have the stump ground out, so i left it there. The next spring, shoots started growing out of the stump. by the end of that year, it was 6 feet tall. a year later, it was 12 feet tall. It had the root system of an adult tree, so once it started from scratch, it grew very, very quickly.

It's a different kinf of tree than what you have, but it is possible that it will start growing back.

On the other side of my house, the neighbors had a tree next to power lines cut down, but left the stump.. that too is growing again, rapidly.

might not be a total loss if you're lucky!
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