I have Yoshima Cherry Trees. There are "sappy" looking growths on...

Asked August 18, 2014, 8:04 PM EDT

I have Yoshima Cherry Trees. There are "sappy" looking growths on the trunk. Is this a disease? Please see the attached picture.

Howard County Maryland trees and shrubs gummosis flowering cherry trees

1 Response

It is impossible to tell, but given it is a cherry, it is much more likely a borer, which is very common.
Here is a page about them: http://plantdiagnostics.umd.edu/level3.cfm?causeID=1232
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