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Kentucky coffeetree > Trunk/Branches > Round to oval wounds on trunk and branches

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  • Hail damage 1
  • Hail damage 2
  • Hail damage 3

Hail damage

  • Oval shaped wounds ranging from ¼ inch to several inches long; appear as sunken "bruises" or open cracks in bark
  • Area under bark of sunken wounds discolored dark brown
  • All wounds appear on same side of tree and only on upper side of branches and twigs
  • Older damage may have raised ridges of wound wood around a sunken center
  • Heavy damage may break twigs, tatter and strip leaves

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