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Tree Identification

Posted by lb1kenobi 7 (My Page) on
Thu, Jul 17, 14 at 18:38

Can someone identify this tree and also does the tree need to be sprayed ? See also second pic.


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Hackberry?


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Hackberry and hackberry gall. The tree should not be sprayed.


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Than you for the response, I trimmed a few lower limbs recently and noticed the lumps on the leaves , thought it might need to be sprayed. So I will not spay it now.


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google the gall name...

all gall are superficial .. and cosmetic ...

the do not interfere with the leaf function.. and they fall off when the leaves do ...

i consider them a free show of ma nature ...

looks like you used lopping shears.. i hope you followed up by cutting properly to the trunk.. not leaving stubs ...

ken


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