With a master's degree in agriculture and more than a decade.
Cut a thin portion of 1/2 inches from the limb stub so the surface will be smooth (the remaining area where the limb used to be should be about 2 inches outward from the trunk.
Dust off the debris from the stub (this will create a nice surface for the liquid pruning sealer to properly coat)Estimated Reading Time: 7 mins. Jan 05, If you want to apply a wound dressing for aesthetic purposes, spray on a very thin coating of an aerosol wound dressing.
Keep in mind that this is only for appearances. It doesn’t help the tree. Good pruning practices are a much better plan to help trees heal. Make clean cuts flush with the trunk of the tree when removing large branches. Why Painting on Tree Pruning Sealer Is a Bad Idea. Feb 09, The waterproof aerosol spray also be used to coat the underside of a lawn mower deck to protect from debris damage. To use Spectracide Pruning Seal, shake well and hold can upright inches from the area to be sprayed.
Spray in short bursts to prevent dripping and runoff. Clean the nozzle after use. Feb 02, Late winter is the ideal time to prune and spray your fruit trees – and taking care of these chores now does more to promote tree health and productivity than any kind or amount of work during the active (and busy) growing season. Pruning gives you a hands on view of the tree’s status; you can solve problems from dead, diseased, or poorly Missing: undercoat.