osage orange tree

Asked April 14, 2015, 8:35 AM EDT

I have a 80 or so osage orange tree, always healthy! After the rain yester day, hunks of bark started falling of half of the tree. Exposing the blond wood underneath. Hate to cut it down big beautiful. Cant find any info on the situation. Thanks jay evans Mckinney tx.

Collin County Texas orange tree horticulture

1 Response

I asked your county Horticulture agent Greg Church if he might be able to help - but, looking at the photo you attached, it sure appears to me that the tree was hit by lightning.