wound paint


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wound paint

A type of paint used to cover extensive wounds to a tree, especially after it has been damaged by a storm or following pruning.
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If the problem is not too severe you could pare out the diseased area with a knife and then paint it with a fungicidal wound paint, such as Bayer Arbex Seal & Heal.
Prune apple and pear trees, and treat the cuts with a wound paint.
Treat large wounds - more than 2.5cm (1in) in diameter - with a wound paint to help prevent silver-leaf fungus getting in.
Seal the scar with wound paint and don't forget to clean your saw after using it for pruning.
Research has shown that wound paints do not assist in the healing process and may in some cases hinder it.