Fruit Trees
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What is all over the bark of my fruit trees?

Zone TN | eddie added on February 2, 2012 | Answered

I have a flower like, gray fungus all over the bark of my fruit trees and a light green something that resembles a small tree. What are they and how do I get rid of it?

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Heather
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Answered on February 5, 2012

It sounds like lichen. It is not harmful to the tree and many people consider it a visually interesting addition to trees, but if you want to get rid of it, this article will help:
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/fungus-lichen/treatment-tree-lichen.htm

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