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I would try fertilizing qith 10-10-10 fertilizer at the rate of 1lb per inch of trunk diameter scattered around the tree. Do this just before a rain event and you will not have to water the fertilizer
You may get some sprouting anyway but I would think the best time for the least sprouting would be early summer say first of June. Right now the roots have stored up the maximum amount of energy to promote
It looks like a borer. This is the sawdust and wood chips that the borer makes as it enters the tree. Borers infest a tree that is under stress. The standing water is stressing the root system and weakening
Generally when you transplant a tree the soil around the rootball is also dug up. Then a hole is dug twice the size of the rootball and filled with potting soil. The tree should be water if it does not
Here is a simple way to estimate the age. Measure up the trunk 54 inches, Ar that point on the trunk measure around the trunk and divide this circumference (in inches) by 3.14 Then mulitply this number