Fruit Trees
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Fruit trees

Zone 4676 | 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
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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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