Q.We Have A Cherry Bush/tree And The Bark From Bottom All The Way Up Has A White Sticky Substance On It
This is the first time this has happened, we have had the tree for many years. We had exceptionally hot summer for M.I. this year.
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There could be a few possibilities. Without a photo, I'm not sure if it's a sap-like substance or a fungus.
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