Cherry Trees
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I’ve noticed some of the trees, particularly the Yoshino cherry trees have a green mold or fungus on the branches (outside of

Anonymous added on November 14, 2019 | Answered

the bark), as well as some white, what looks like barnacles. What is this? Is it going to affect the trees in any way? Hoping it’s NOT going to kill my trees, especially my Yoshino cherry trees.

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GKH_Susan
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Answered on November 15, 2019

What you are reporting sounds like moss and lichen, which are not considered parasitic or disease conditions. But without photos we cannot be sure.

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/trees/ornamental-cherry/flowering-cherry-tree-care.htm

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