Here is the previous post on this one…and here is the update!
It was dug in March and root pruned:
Then some tidying up…
Reopening the callus to keep the cambium moving. Maybe this cut will close in my lifetime…?
This little hole in the back had a softer center; and a chopstick routed it out quickly…down into the soil under the trunk. I used some epoxy putty to fill the hole, and will scuff the bark to expose cambium and get it to crawl across the putty.
2 weeks later:
2 more weeks (and one move) later, and the wires were biting in, so they were removed; before and after a light pruning: