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My 3 foot liquid amber burned at the top last summer and now back with only the bottom branches giving up leaves , most of the top branches look dried and crack when snap the top , i would like to save it , is it worth saving and if so how PLEASE ADVISE

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Being that it is small I would say cut the dead top off and let it grow. Over time one of the lower branches will become the new top. It will have a slight crook at first but being young this will grow out into a straight tree. Since it has a good root system I would try and save it.

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Jim Hyland

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I am an expert in Forestry, Forest Entomology, Forest Pest Control, and Forest Health. Extensive knowledge in Identification of insects and diseases of trees. Expert on Bark beetles and other insects that attack forests. Also a Registrated Forester with extensive knowledge in the management and care of forests.

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34 years as State Pest Management Chief in a Southern state. Extensive knowledge in Forestry.

BS with major in Forest Management and Entomology
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