White Oak Trees
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I have a very mature white oak tree that appears to have Wetwood bleeding. The article suggested fertilizer but did not specify

Zone Oak Point TX, 75068 | rdwhite@ectisp.net added on June 20, 2019 | Answered

What type, can you help me with what type? Thx. ion but did not specify what type of fertilizer. Can you help with what type of fertilizer I should use? Thx.

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GKH_Susan
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Answered on June 22, 2019

A couple university articles said the best management is to protect the tree from other stresses. I also included information on fertilizing but you may want to get a soil test first from your area extension office.

https://extension.psu.edu/bacterial-wetwood-or-slime-flux
https://extension.colostate.edu/topic-areas/yard-garden/bacterial-wetwood-2-910/
http://factsheets.okstate.edu/documents/hla-6412-fertilizing-shade-and-ornamental-trees-and-shrubs/
https://pss.uvm.edu/ppp/articles/treefeed.html

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