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Old June 29th, 2009, 10:44 AM
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Willow Tree has Holes in Bark..

A Willow tree I have had for years has these holes in the bark in a pattern. It's almost like someone took a drill and drilled these holes. I'm worried it may be a disease or such.. I have attached some pictures of the bark.. Any help would be greatly appreicated.. Otherwise the tree looks heathly.
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Old June 29th, 2009, 10:51 AM
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Re: Willow Tree has Holes in Bark..

Looks as though you've got some woodpecker action happening in Virginia. If I remember correctly, yellow-bellied sapsuckers tend to make holes like this. So, you are right: your tree HAS been drilled!
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Old June 29th, 2009, 10:55 AM
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Re: Willow Tree has Holes in Bark..

http://web.extension.uiuc.edu/region...ckerdamage.pdf

Take a look!
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Old June 29th, 2009, 10:58 AM
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Re: Willow Tree has Holes in Bark..

Wow ! It's just like my picture... Thanks, That makes me feel a lot better..
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