Cherry Trees

Prunus Cherry Tree With a Bark Problem

irvingdnn added on May 5, 2015 | Answered

The bark has a noticeable split in its trunk which has been there for a number of years. The split seems to be fairly static. Enclosed are some images. Are you able to comment on the possible problem? Please see images attached.

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Answered on May 6, 2015

I am going to refer you to a very excellent article on bark splitting from Cornell University which discusses the possible reasons this occurred (various environmental factors).

(Cornell University PDF – bark splitting on trees):

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