Parrotia Bark Cracking and Peeling

boisefamof5(zone 6)April 18, 2012

My Parrotia Persica is 4 years old. The majority of the damage is on the SW side which leads me to believe that it is frost crack or sunscald. I noticed cracks, wrapped the trunk last fall, and when I removed patches of the bark were falling off/loose. The damage looks pretty deep and I am wondering if it is reversible.

I've posted a picture in the gallery forum...

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Embothrium(USDA 8 Sunset 5 WA)

Should look like jigsaw puzzle pieces. There should not be deep cracks.

    Bookmark   April 18, 2012 at 10:38PM
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boisefamof5(zone 6)

I was told maybe nectria canker...

    Bookmark   April 19, 2012 at 12:11AM
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