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pin oak - weeping sap down an old limb socket - smells bad

pin oak - weeping sap down an old limb socket - smells bad
Posted by: Rosie Olson (IP Logged)
Date: July 21, 2007 17:39


my neighbor has an established 25-30 year old pin oak that has been loosing it leaves on the north side of the tree. It started out with just a couple of limbs 3-4 feet off of the ground and has worked it way over the past 5 years all the way to the top. The leaves on the dying branches pop out a fluorescent green color then they gradually die and the limb st ayes leaf-less. The tree is weeping sap from an old limb scar and it smell slightly sickly but you have to wipe your hand across the weeping area, no aroma is noticeable from any distance. They have finally sprayed it with some kind-of-a fungicide but they thought that last year it was from lacking enough potassium. But the disease is only on the north side of this tree. Oh, and there is a small insect hole about 16" below the limb scar that is weeping so badly. The hole is about the size of a pencil.

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|  pin oak - weeping sap down an old limb socket - smells bad Rosie Olson 21/07/2007 17:39
||  Re: pin oak - weeping sap down an old limb socket - smells bad Newt 04/11/2007 20:45

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