Ume Dead Wood Preserving

Should we seal and or epoxy dead wood on Ume.

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Nice quality deadwood on ume is very desirable, i’ve seen several use a diluted/watered down lime sulfur to paint deadwood on ume. Generally speaking you don’t want to seal ume, as they don’t heal over very well and you want to show off nice deadwood features. However, if you were growing out a trunk and removed a large branch you may want to seal the cut, and often in the ground ume will heal over, or at least heal over much better compared to once they are in a smaller container.