Fruit Trees

Fruit Trees


hmw1947 added on January 12, 2016 | Answered

My fruit trees, (i.e. plum, lychee, mulberry, etc.) have a mottled look on the bark, and some of the bark is splitting.


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Downtoearthdigs
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
Answered on January 12, 2016

Most likely the bark splitting is due to environmental changes, such as temperature fluctuations.
Generally the tree recovers unless the tree is girdled.

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/trees/tgen/cracking-tree-trunks.htm

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/trees/tgen/painting-tree-trunks-white.htm

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