'Slow release chemicals' used to save old tree

Specialist tree surgeons are installing slow release chemicals to encourage the roots to grow. They will also use a crane to remove a number of the heavier limbs to prevent the tree from falling or blowing over.

Work begins to save one of London's oldest treesSp Credit: ITV News

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Death threat for old London tree

Enfield Council is trying to save one of London's oldest trees from dying. The 800 year old Minchenden Oak in Southgate has begun to subside.