Cottonwood Trees
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Zone 87413 | jrv5002 added on October 24, 2016 | Answered

Why do cottonwood trees sap from some branches?

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    Downtoearthdigs
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    Answered on October 24, 2016

    It sounds like your Cottonwood Tree is infected with Bacterial Wetwood or Slime Flux disease.
    Here are some links that have more information for you.

    https://extension.psu.edu/pests/plant-diseases/all-fact-sheets/wetwood-or-slime-flux
    https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/trees/tgen/wetwood-bleeding-trees.htm

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