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Damaged Acer tree

I have a young Acer in my garden which was damaged by a builder. 2 of the branches on one side were torn off. It now looks like me on the way back from the pub! Is there anything I can do to try and encourage new branches to grow in that side of the tree? 

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  • amancalledgeorgeamancalledgeorge South LondonPosts: 2,307
    Can you add a photo to see the extent of the damage? 
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  • Photos attached (I hope😁). Thanks x
  • DovefromaboveDovefromabove Central Norfolk UKPosts: 82,129
    edited May 2021
    That looks nasty ... I would expect the builder to buy you another one ... and as someone who used to be married to a local builder ... if he or one of his employees had done that, a bottle of wine, bunch of flowers and a smashing new acer would be the least we would do.  
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  • He did knock the cost of the tree off the bill so if I need to replace it I can.  Would like to try and save the one I have though (I've become quite attached to it lol). 
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