Eucalyptus Tree
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eucalyptus tree bark splitting

cordeleglass added on April 9, 2015 | Answered

Have a 4 year old eucalyptus tree growing very well. This spring bark began splitting. Lost a large limb and others are splitting, including the trunk area. Why?

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shelley
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Answered on April 9, 2015

Based on your description, it sounds like your eucalyptus tree has canker. You can read more about canker at the following links:

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/trees/eucalyptus/eucalyptus-tree-problems.htm
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/trees/tgen/cankers-on-trees.htm

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