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Orange gunk on oak tree?

Orange gunk on oak tree?
Posted by: Becky (IP Logged)
Date: July 25, 2012 18:01

I live in northern Alberta, and currently have two oak trees in my front yard. The younger of the two appears to be perfectly healthy, but the older one in front of the house has an orange discharge/gunk on the bottom portion on the trunk, nearest to the ground. There was no such thing on it during the autumn when we moved in, nor in the winter, but I noticed it started appearing at the end of spring/early summer.

We're living in a rented house at the moment, so is this something we should be concerned about? Will the tree need to be cut down, or is it just a seasonal thing? Thanks for the help!

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|  Orange gunk on oak tree? Becky 25/07/2012 18:01

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