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Name: Bette C.
Status: other
Age: 50s
Location: N/A
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Date: 7/24/2003


Question:
My Father has a large elm tree with many green foliage burls all over it, branches and all. What causes this and will they hurt the tree? I believe the tree to be about 80 years old and it is quite beautiful and appears to be very healthy.


Replies:
It is probably fine. The following might be helpful for things to watch for.

http://www.na.fs.fed.us/spfo/pubs/howtos/ht_ded/ht_ded.htm

Anthony Brach, Ph.D



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