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Bumps on live oak new growth

Posted by bkp_80 z7 TX (My Page) on
Wed, Aug 24, 11 at 18:23

Like the topic says, I noticed these lumps only on the new tree limb growth. Can't find any holes where a bug may have attacked it. I also sliced into one, there pretty soft in terms of wood, kinda like a unripe pear fruit, never found any bugs in it either. Any help or ideas of what to do is always appreciated.

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RE: Bumps on live oak new growth

I could not see the picture but I'm guessing the growth are galls. Google and see what you come up with.


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RE: Bumps on live oak new growth

Look like insect galls.

Depends upon the kind, but seldom important unless they girdle a twig/branch in which case the portion beyond them dies.


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RE: Bumps on live oak new growth

in photobucket.. choose the HTML code [not the IMG code] .. and paste it where you type.. and on preview.. if you see it.. we will see it ...

give it a try here in this post ...

ken


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RE: Bumps on live oak new growth

Looks like twig gall from here. Not a big deal, get used to it.

Dan


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