sap on plum - Knowledgebase Question

Jacksonville, Fl
Question by kaygfox
May 28, 2010
I have a new plum tree and it looks quite healthy but there is sap seeping from the trunk should I worry. Thanks, Jacksonville, FL

Answer from NGA
May 28, 2010


Plum trees tend to excrete sap through natural openings in the branches and bark. It usually coagulates and will look a bubble when it dries. There's really nothing you can do to stop the flow of sap.

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