You should remove the ivy winding around the tree trunk.
The kanji and the word are exactly the same. That means they share meanings as well.
Since this word is made up of a single kanji, it probably uses the kun'yomi reading. You did not learn this reading, so here's a mnemonic to help you remember:
When you cut the tree down to produce a tree trunk, out jumps Mickey Mouse. "WHY YOU CUT DOWN MY TREE BRO?" he yells. I'm Mickey Mouse and I don't stand for this.