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Uh-oh, what are these yellow bumps on my cherry tree?

Posted by NilaJones 7b (My Page) on
Thu, Jun 20, 13 at 13:46

...where the leaves meet their stems. Thanks for any help!


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RE: Uh-oh, what are these yellow bumps on my cherry tree?

Totally normal - those are extrafloral nectaries. They secrete nectar to attract insects which help protect the plant. On my tree, I see ants visiting them frequently.


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RE: Uh-oh, what are these yellow bumps on my cherry tree?

Thank you, Shell205! I had no idea cherries did that :).


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RE: Uh-oh, what are these yellow bumps on my cherry tree?

Thank you, Shell205! I had no idea cherries did that :).


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