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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
Please click map for more detailed map and driving directions.

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Question: What is this growth on my Live Oak tree? It is about 6 feet
up the from the ground on the main trunk which is about 16 inches in
diameter at that spot.

Answer: This is believed to be Crown Gall caused by the bacterium
Agrobacterium tumefaciens. While Crown Gall is normally found at or
just below the soil line, aerial galls such as this can develop. They
normally are of no harm to the tree.