Japanese Maple propblem

Asked July 11, 2017, 12:39 PM EDT

The bark has started to peel back and reveal the following - see images.

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1 Response

It looks like it might be a borer but it is hard to be sure from the pictures.
I recommend you contact the Cooperative Extension Service in Oldham County. They can come an look at the tree, collect and send samples to the pathology lab as needed. 502-222-9453