Gum Tree Has Worm Sacks On Branches And Leaves Turn Yellow With Black Spots
Question From: Anadarko, Oklahoma, United States
Q: MY GUM TREE WAS STRUCK BY LIGHTENING 2 YEARS AGO NOW THE LEAVES TURN YELLOW WITH BLACK SPOTS AND THEIR ARE LITTLE WORM SACKS ON ITS BRANCHES. IT SEEMS SICK WHAT CAN I DO TO GET IT BACK INTO SHAPE. I DON'T WANT TO CUT IT DOWN IT WAS A WEDDING PRESENT 25 YEARS AGO. ALSO NOT GROWING AND SPREADING OUT.
Mary, Your beloved tree has lots of issues. If this treasure were my tree I would have a professional - a certified arborist, do an on-site inspection. To find a professional in your area go to www.tcia.org. Best And Happy Yardening, Nancy.