Weeping Cherry Trees

Web Worm in My Weeping Cherry

Anonymous added on August 28, 2017 | Answered

I cut off the branch where the web worm "nest" was attached. There is also plenty of dark sap seeping from the trunk. What else would you suggest? Thanks

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Answered on August 28, 2017

Cutting off the branch was the most important step. These articles have a good explanation of other steps to control these pests:



Is the sap oozing from the wound where you cut the branch, or from a different site on the trunk? In the second case, there may be a problem called gummosis. This can be caused by general stress (such as from the webworms or from the removal of one branch) or by certain diseases and infestations:


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