My Twisted Willow has survived the onslaught of lots of caterpillars last year and then the cold winter. It is growing new leaves,,,,, but only on the trunk of the tree! The branches are bare and seem to have died. It has been like this for about 2 weeks. Should I just cut off the branches? Some are quite thick, will they need treating on the cut edge?
Also, the bark on the trunk has gone papery and is peeling off, this seemed to happen after the caterpillar invasion last year. Does this need any sort of treatment?
- 13 Apr, 2010