Chinkapin 2020

I want to continue the Chinkapin Oak recovery story. Late last fall or early winter I cut back all the new growth which came from the Chinkapin Oak stump. Below is what it looked like then. I pruned back to the two best growing stems from the stump. Below is what the attachments look like…

New Life for Chinkapin

Last year I posted on a “Lack of Courage” about a Chinkapin Oak. I cut the tree down to about 3 inches last fall and hoped for the best.  This spring to prevent deer browse I put two tree protectors around the tree. Now in Mid-July there is a lot of new growth.  Some of…