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I see sap leaking from the tree trunk of my Cassia planted last year. Is that normal?It is over 98 degrees in CA.

Zone 92870 | Bhuvana added on July 8, 2018 | Answered

THE TRUNK HAS leaking sap. The leaves turned brown and shriveled in the heat

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drtreelove
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Answered on July 9, 2018

From you description I suspect that your Cassia tree has a condition known as "alchoholic flux" as a result of the heat and drought stress. See the following article for more information:
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/disease/alcoholic-flux-in-trees.htm

There are other possibilities, especially if the exudation is associated with a wound or cavity.

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