I recently planted Drake Elms in my yard. Now there is sap coming from them. We pruned a few branches from the lower trunk. Could this be why there is sap now? Does it mean there is something wrong with the trees? Are we over watering?
Drake Elm Sap
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
The fact that you just pruned makes this quite normal and you shouldn't be worried. However, this article should help in the event that you notice other sap-related symptoms: