Our Autumn Glory Maple has this split in the trunk and more on another side....
Our Autumn Glory Maple has this split in the trunk and more on another side. Do we need to treat? It also has black blotches on the leaves. Cause? Treatment? Thanks
Seneca County Ohio maple trees
The spots are a fungus called tar spot. Read more here http://bygl.osu.edu/index.php/node/525
The splits in the trunk can be caused by a number of issues but many of them there is no treatment for as they are more weather related.