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Re: TH: Damaged Trees

 Post-To: Tree-House@Majordomo.Flora.Com (Community Forestry) ----------
MBooth1026@aol.com wrote:
>  Post-To: Tree-House@Majordomo.Flora.Com (Community Forestry) ----------
>  -------
> I am one of the lurkers on the list hoping to learn more about trees and I
> appreciated the invitation to post questions.  I was beginning to think the
> only purpose of the list was to save trees from demolition, which is an
> admirable purpose but limited in scope.
> My question is as follows:  I have a Black Hills Spruce that I planted 2 1/2
> years ago which has always been a beautiful tree.  Suddenly it developed a
> large area where it turned brown and seems to have died.  It doesn't seem to
> be spreading, it is in the middle of the tree, and I am at a loss as to what
> to do.  Any help would be appreciated.
> Another question is about my Peach Tree.  I has an area at the base of the
> tree where it is leaking sap.  I cleared the mulch away hoping it would dry
> out.  But I don't think it has.  Also quite a few of the leaves are dropping
> off.  Any ideas?
> Thanks for any help on these concerns.
> Margaret Booth
> Lincoln, Nebraska
> Zone 5

Hi Margaret

The peach tree prob. has lesser peach tree borer. Talk to your
cooperative extention agent or reputable arborist for help.