Apricot Tree Gummosis

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Thursday 13 November, 2014 by Uncle Spike

The latest ‘Guess What‘ challenge had this colourful image…

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Did you get it, or even close?

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Well we know that Lesia from the blog Pictures did, having correctly deduced what the chuff I had actually photographed this week. I’m now keeping an eye on my inbox to see what my creative writing challenge will be, as I stupidly boldly stated that the winner can pick ANY subject for me, bar politics or religion, and I’ll write them a 500 word post within 24 hours. 

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The answer was resin found on one of our Apricot trees. A number of fruit trees are prone to gummosis, but this large old apricot tree is quite prolific. See for yourself.

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10 thoughts on “Apricot Tree Gummosis

  1. […] Lesia won the latest ‘Guess What’ challenge, I was tasked with writing a guest post about “cats”…. Hmm, having […]

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  2. panikikubik says:

    Gosh, this was really a hard one!! 🙂

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  3. newbloggycat says:

    Hmmm…we learn something new everyday. Well done, Lesia ≧◠‿◠≦✌

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  4. AnnetteM says:

    That was another brilliant one. I am clearly not on form at the moment as I didn’t even get close. Maybe next week.

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  5. Gill McGrath says:

    Well Spike I am never gonna guess anything, but if you like you can write 500 on the life and loves of Duke my nephew……, when ever you are ready ( I think I am getting better on links and things so it should be painless!)

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