Odd little square bare places on trunk of holly trees

Asked February 10, 2019, 4:58 PM EST

What are these bare square places caused by?

St. Mary's County Maryland

1 Response

Based on your photos this looks like sapsucker damage. Take a look at our website for photos and more information. http://extension.umd.edu/hgic/topics/woodpeckers-and-sapsuckers