Tree identification

Asked June 12, 2020, 10:42 AM EDT

I’m trying to identify my tree and wondering if the large cluster growth in the picture is normal

Calhoun County Michigan

2 Responses

Hello,

Please read this article: Understanding tree reversions - Why there’s a “tree growing out of your tree” and what to do about it. Bert Cregg, Michigan State University Extension, Departments of Horticulture and Forestry - June 17, 2011, at this link:

https://www.canr.msu.edu/news/understanding_tree_reversions

Here is another article from the University of Maryland on Witches' Broom – Trees at this link:

https://extension.umd.edu/hgic/topics/witches-broom-trees