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Milberger's Nursery and Landscaping
3920 North Loop 1604 E.
San Antonio, TX 78247

Open 9 to 6 Mon. through Sat.
and 10 to 5 on Sun.

Three exits east of 281, inside of 1604
Next to the Diamond Shamrock station
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Question: Please review the attached pictures of a Arizona Ash (Fantex) a homeowner has asked us to look at. This is a 20+ foot tree, free flowing, there are no constraints on the limbs and this limb was about 6 ½ feet into the tree. This homeowner has 2 of these trees and both trees have had limbs like this. Can you tell us why this tree limb did this, and what is going on with the tree?

Answer: The condition is called fasciation. Some herbicides will cause such growth abnormalities. I see it occasionally. Prune it out, and it will probably not come back.
Or, leave it as a conversation piece. Here are some web sites with additional information:,