why is the base of the maple tree black
Our maple tree's base is black. Why?
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A blackening trunk may indicate a problem with your tree. I would recommend you consult an arborist in your area, to insure your trees health.
Your local county extension office may be able to help you locate a tree specialist.
Here is a link to help you find the closest office.
Here is a link about Maple tree disease