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  • From: Sarah Kehler Ewing <>
  • To: North American Fruit Explorers <>
  • Subject: Re: [NAFEX] NAFEX another gummosis question
  • Date: Fri, 20 Nov 2009 20:26:49 -0800 (PST)

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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