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Weakly attached limb on right

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weak right limb on tree

The four feet of included bark in the branch union on right combined with the huge weight associated with this large limb on this 22 year old tree spells trouble. This limb is likely to split from the trunk in the very near future. Preventive structural pruning 15 years ago could have avoided this.

Now, one option is to cable and brace the limb to the rest of the tree combined with reduction pruning on the right hand limb. Another option is to remove the parking spaces from under the limb so when the limb falls chances of property damage are diminished.