Tree Diagnostic Question: Hennepin County

Asked July 24, 2018, 2:50 PM EDT

Hello,


I have noticed some damage and staining, see attached photos, on my Mulberry tree and am not sure:

A.) What caused the damage.
B.) If i should be concerned about the tree's health.
C.) What are my next steps with the tree.

Let me know if there is additional information I can supply. I eagerly look forward to hearing back from you.

Thank you for your time.

Hennepin County Minnesota mulberry bacterial wet wood

1 Response

The tree in the photo has probably been affected by a condition called wet wood or slime flux. Information in this bulletin will answer most of your questions: