Peeling Bark on Tree

JSP1440 jsp1440 at aol.com
Sun Nov 14 11:51:14 EST 1999


Mary

This is  caused by the tree producing additional layers of bark.  The pressure
caused by these additional layers of bark cause the outside layer to split and
eventually peel off.  From my basic botany course I recall this has a special
name "rhytidome"   

Jeff




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