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cherry tree oozing gel at base of tree

Cherry tree, 4 years old, circumfrance of tree about 7 inches, no apparent damage from mower or weed eaters. Zone 6, golden color oozing from base of tree, ground level to up trunk about 6 inches. Love tree, want to keep it. Is it damaged and how would we cure?

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#1 Comment By Downtoearthdigs On 09/05/2015 @ 1:35 am

It might be bacterial wetwood, peach borers or canker, depending on how the sap looks. These articles will describe the nature of the running sap for each problem and will suggest solutions:

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