Orange spots

Asked October 10, 2017, 8:17 AM EDT

Can you tell ne what this is?

Anne Arundel County Maryland oak galls galls jumping oak gall oak tree

1 Response

Looks like jumping oak galls. No treatment is necessary. Insect cause them, and insect populations vary enormously based upon the weather. Some years we get many reports of these galls.
Here is our webpage explaining what galls are: https://extension.umd.edu/hgic/shade-tree-galls

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