I have read that dogwoods generally do not “bleed” in the summer, but I just noticed that the dogwood in my yard is “bleeding” sap. What could be causing this? We did cut off a dead branch about a month ago and did not notice any “bleeding” at that time. It has been extremely hot here in Missouri for the past month. Thanks.
Here is an article that explains the many reasons why dogwoods would bleed sap: