Q.I Would Like Advice On How To Care For A Sick Almond Tree.
I have a beautiful almond tree in the backyard of a house I am renting. Part of the tree has died back this year and I see that it is oozing sap. It looks like a pest may have drilled holes (maybe a woodpecker). The person that owns the house is not interested in caring for the tree. What can I do to care for this tree? I have attached photos.
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It doesn't look very good. The dead wood needs to be removed. It may be from tree borers. A large infestation can cripple the tree, leading to its removal. Here is more: