Sap from an insect? What could this be? No pic

brass_tacks(8b/GA)June 26, 2010

Sure hope someone will know what is causing what I'll describe -- a shiny, dark area on a branch catches the eye and the area looks like it would be sticky, but pressing it, it is hard. One branch I discovered today actually had a drip of the substance that had solidified. The drip had a rosin color -- like the color of violin rosin -- an orangy brown. I've only seen this on the limbs.

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rhizo_1 (North AL) zone 7

What kind of tree? If a conifer of some kind, it could be resin.

    Bookmark   June 26, 2010 at 11:09AM
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brass_tacks(8b/GA)

rhizo,
All of my citrus trees.

    Bookmark   June 27, 2010 at 8:14PM
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