Skip to Main navigation Skip to Left navigation Skip to Main content Skip to Footer

University of Minnesota Extension

Extension > Garden > Diagnose a problem > What's wrong with my plant? > Deciduous > Magnolia > Holes in trunk

Print Icon Email Icon Share Icon

Magnolia > Trunk/branches > Holes in trunk

1 of 1
  • Image: Apple Scab 1
  • Image: Apple Scab 2

Yellow bellied sapsucker
Sphyrapicus varius

  • Evenly spaced holes in main stem, approximately ¼ inch, arranged in a linear or columnar pattern
  • Repetitive tapping or drumming heard
  • Birds with black and white patterns, often some with red, seen tapping on trees
  • More information on Yellow bellied sapsucker...

Don't see what you're looking for?

  • © Regents of the University of Minnesota. All rights reserved.
  • The University of Minnesota is an equal opportunity educator and employer. Privacy