Why Does My Apricot Tree Have Big Sap Clumps?

The sap clumps you see could be a disease. Apricot trees are prone to a fungal disease called Coryneum Blight, or shot-hole disease, which produces lesions that are often filled with a sap-like substance.

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Lisa Caswell holds a license in cosmetology and has practiced in the field since 1980. With a bachelor's degree in criminal justice from Quincy College, she also serves as a victims' advocate for those affected by domestic or sexual violence.