Oak – Losing Bark, Trunk Rotting

Q: I have a white oak which is losing bark and there’s a white chalky residue present where the bark is falling off. Can you identify the problem and advise a remedy?

A: My bet is that water is getting into the space between the two trunks and rotting has begun. There’s not much you can do to remedy the situation.

You really need a consulting arborist to verify my observation.

Don’t park underneath!

Consulting Arborists

white oak split 1

white oak split 2

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