Plum Trees
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My plums ( not sure what type I have) when growing often secrete a thick sap from the fruit, it does not seem to affect them but

Zone B0E 3B0 Cape Breton , Nova Scotia Canada | Anonymous added on August 9, 2019 | Answered

was wondering if this is normal, as my other plum trees do not do this.

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GKH_Susan
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Answered on August 10, 2019

This can have many causes. In many cases this is no cause for alarm. If this is excessive, or prevents fruit from ripening then it could be an issue that needs treating. This article will help: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/fruits/plum/plum-tree-is-bleeding-sap.htm

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