from freeskithetrees comes this question:
“I have [a] 50 yr old maple. Is it safe? The hole is filled with water and goes about half way down. Should I cut it down or is it salvageable?”
Here’s what our arborist has to say:
“This is from an old pruning cut; to be safe I would cut it down. It’s at a junction where either side could fail. “
it’s key to remember that falling branches and split trees can be both hazardous and a huge liability issue! Thanks for your question, freeski!