[NAFEX] NAFEX another gummosis question

Sarah Kehler Ewing skkewing at yahoo.com
Fri Nov 20 23:26:49 EST 2009

How do you tell the difference between sticky sap on stone fruits and gummosis?  I yanked one of my peaches because it had gummy sap on it, but I didn't really know what the diagnosis was.

zone 3
Edmonton, AB

> I have half a dozen four year old Red Haven
> peaches in my orchard. Couple years ago I accidently damaged
> the base of one trunk with my mower. Soon thereafter found
> the tell tale brown syrup oozing out. Thought it might be
> sap at first but it's definitely gummosis. 

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