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  1. #1
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    HELP!!!* Our beautiful tree is three years old and just discovered that the bark on the trunk* in some spots have disappeared and paper thin and shredding.* We tried to see if there was active critters in the trunk but could not see any activity. We can see the grafts clearly inside the trunk.* It did have sap ouzing for a while and did not notice anything wrong with the trunk. That was about 4 weeks ago.

    Any idea about what is going on would be greatly appreciated.

    Two Thumbs Gardner

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    Hi Two Thumbs Gardner,

    I'm a bit confused when you say you can see the grafts.* Is there more then one graft?* That would be unusual.* Can you post a picture or two?

    Newt

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    Thanks for responding.* Here is one photo of tree trunk.

    I am having a hard time attaching to this reply

    will try again later.:(*Thanks again.

    *

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    You can always post your pictures to a free site like photobucket.com and paste the link here.*

    Newt

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    Here is a photo of the tree.* Thanks

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    one more photo

    thanks again!!

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    one more photo

    thanks again!!

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    I only got the one picture and it's a bit small.* I'm wondering if this is a weeping Higan cherry as the bark of this tree will peel.* Does it look like this?
    http://www.hort.uconn.edu/plants/p/prusub/prusub04.jpg

    Here's info on this species of cherry.
    http://www.hort.uconn.edu/plants/p/prusub/prusub1.html

    Newt

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