A tree that is losing bark is suffering some sort of distress. It could be environmental or caused by insect pests, or it could be a result of outside damage inflicted on the tree by humans or other animals. Discovering the cause can help you form the right mitigation plan. 1. Sun Scald Sunscald is the likely culprit if a young or thin-barked tree variety is the victim, particularly if the peeling begins in winter or early spring.
12 January 2022