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Sunday - July 22, 2012

From: Austin, TX
Region: Southwest
Topic: Pests, Trees
Title: Sticky material dripping from tree in Austin
Answered by: Barbara Medford


The tree in my backyard is dripping what I surmise is sap - a thick,fdrake1@ sticky substance in July. What kind of tree is it and is there anything one can do prevent this from happening? Thank you for your help!


Please read this previous answer on aphids. We have no idea what your tree is, aphids attack everything and they seem to be unusually bad this year in Austin.


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