Blue Sap?

Jostnix jostnix at aol.com
Sun Jan 25 08:40:06 EST 1998


In article <6aedas$n7$1 at newsd-151.iap.bryant.webtv.net>, TREEFARMER at webtv.net
writes:

>Anybody know what causes blue sap from a prior years pruning in White
Pine?

Blue kinda sounds fungal.  To some of our resident mycologists - can fungi
thrive in pine sap?

I know that "blue stain" is a fungi that enters southern yellow pine logs when
conditions are right.  It is not a problem structurally but does decrease
lumber grade.

Steve Nix
        
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