Lemon Trees
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Lemon tree

Zone Koroni, Greece | Anonymous added on October 12, 2018 | Answered

Our Greek lemon tree- growing in a bed, , some3 metres tall, is showing amber waxy exudes on the trunk &larger branches, also a self sown honeysuckle is now twining up the stem . Is there any cause for concern & what should I do? .it produces lemons twice a year

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drtreelove
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Answered on October 13, 2018

Remove the honeysuckle or it will overgrow the tree. But that likely has no relation to the gummosis, which could be a fungus-like disease infection.

If it is the Phytophthora gummosis, it is hard to control an advanced infection. Here is an article with some overview and control options.

http://ipm.ucanr.edu/PMG/r107100411.html

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