Drive the stakes into the ground at a degree angle toward the trunk.
Dec 16, Step by Step How To Fix a Leaning or Fallen Tree with Stakes. Follow this Easy Video & you'll have your Tree Straight in No time! Tools & Supplies UsedRatche. Jan 24, Correcting a Large Leaning Tree 1. Measure the diameter of the tree with a flexible tape measure.
Wrap the tape measure around the thickest part of the 2. Dig a trench around the base of %(5). Stand in the direction where the tree is leaning and place both your hands against the trunk of the tree right above where the tree starts to lean.
Press your hands against the tree.