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Help ! Trees under attack.

Hi everyone , I have a laburnum of about 40 years old which has developed what I believe to be Honeydew fungus around the base and about 6 ft up the trunk to the apex of the branches . Is there anything I can do ? Also have a flowering Cherry that has developed a small pink bracket type fungus along its branches , feels a bit leathery . Is there anything I can do here ?  I also have an apple tree that has a wooly appearing mold  / fungus which exudes sap when touched . I had another with the same problem which died.  Can anyone give hope to this sad gardener ?






  • nutcutletnutcutlet Posts: 27,300


    I fear the two trees with the fungi are rotten inside and doomed, Fungi grow on rotting wood. The laburnum may well have honey fungus, a photo would confirm. 



    In the sticks near Peterborough
  • is the fungus black? any insects hanging around? Mainly around roots?

  • Thanks for replying everyone . Much Appreciated. Attaching photo's of the enemy


    1 Laburnum


    2 Cherry


    3 Cherry


    4 Apple tree


    Hope this helps to ID what I am dealing with.


    Many Thanks




    in question.









  • Dave MorganDave Morgan Posts: 3,123  Try this link to the RHS it will explain the lichen on your trees and solutions.

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