Japanese Maple scars

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Hi everyone! I haphazardly wired a tiny Japanese maple as I was starting out late in winter with what was probably too thin wire and too tightly. I removed it a day later thinking the whole thing was a bad idea. The wire bit deep into the trunk though, leaving spiral scars that in parts go down to the wood. The tree is still not even pencil thick. Is there a chance the scars will heal over or is this a -learn from my mistakes and better luck next time- situation?
 

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Over the next decade this will become pretty much invisible, and once the bark is uniformly grey, you should not see it anymore.

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If you get scarring in 24hs you certainly put it on too tighly. The aim is that is it loose enough that in theory a cigarette paper can slide under it. Most of the time this is not possible I find.
 

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