Oak Tree Sap Leak
Date: Saturday, May 25, 2002
I have a white oak tree, that has sap coming out around
the trunk that smells like rotten fruit. It is also attracting several
bugs. What is causing it and what should I do about it?
Sounds like sap from the oak tree is coming out of a wounded area of the
trunk. Perhaps find some commercial tree paint or wound dressing to cover
the wounded area.
Anthony R. Brach, Ph.D.
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