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Tree growth identification?

Posted by genc IL (My Page) on
Mon, Aug 18, 14 at 17:17

Hi - Hoping someone can help identify the growth on my tree. The attached picture shows the growth on either side of the face. Thanks in advance!


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RE: Tree growth identification?

i think its mutton chops????

seriously .. i cant focus on it.. how about a close up ...

probably a burl ... sorta of a tree cancer.. in that the cells are growing in an abnormal way ....

copy paste this link:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Burl

this one also:

https://www.google.com/search?q=mutton+chops&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8&aq=t&rls=org.mozilla:en-US:official&client=firefox-a&channel=sb

ken

Here is a link that might be useful: link


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RE: Tree growth identification?

  • Posted by genc none (My Page) on
    Tue, Aug 19, 14 at 15:38

Thanks for the info Ken. Attached is a close up as requested.


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RE: Tree growth identification?

Burls don't kill a tree though right?


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