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Black poplar in trouble, I think.

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First picture looks pretty idyllic, a Black Poplar on the south side of the river Stour (with swans and ubiquitous Labrador).IMG_20200810_184456.thumb.jpg.b40eb86282d603c6b28a5e97ba75c903.jpg

 

 

The next two pictures show an alarming crack that has opened up between the rightmost trunk and the other three. The gaping crack is just a close up of the other one.IMG_20200810_184541.thumb.jpg.8476222d03d8fbc247b4399242372657.jpg

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The bridge that you can see is hand made and the owner (and maker) does not want to have to redo it.

 

Is it as bad as it looks? Thank-you in advance.

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No it’s probably worse you need to get someone round to look ASAP poplar is not durable and with full leaf the sail effect will be huge

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Yes. Possibly imminent failure. I would get an Arb  chap round pronto.  At least you have recognised the potential failure and acted promptly so any insurance or liability will be likely in yr favour.  K  

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