Plum Trees
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Plum tree bark

Zone Menifee, CA 92586 | Edward Covert added on September 15, 2017 | Answered

Our young plum tree, 3 years old is having a serious problem with the bark on one side of the tree. It seems to be rotting away?

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DLarum
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Answered on September 16, 2017

Is there a gummy resin or sap oozing from this area? There are a few rots or canker problems that can affect plum trees. Bark can also be damaged by animals. These articles may help you pinpoint the problem

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/fruits/plum/plum-tree-diseases.htm

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/fruits/plum/plum-tree-is-bleeding-sap.htm

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