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PostPosted: Thu May 07, 2015 3:28 pm 
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Hello!
Does anyone know what these white balls are and who could be making or living inside them? I popped one open and see greenish looking worm. How to get rid of them?


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PostPosted: Fri May 08, 2015 1:43 pm 
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Does anyone know what these are?


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PostPosted: Sun May 10, 2015 12:14 am 
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Those are red oak leaves, not maple, and what you're seeing are galls, caused by small wasps that essentially
sting the tree. Here is one page that gives a lot of information about how they come about. There is nothing
you need to do about them. You'll notice them on the ground because quite a few will probably dislodge.

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PostPosted: Sun May 10, 2015 6:43 am 
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I have never seen an acorn in that tree!
And I have seen a lot of green hollow balls hanging via stems. Are those also galls?


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PostPosted: Sun May 10, 2015 9:52 pm 
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If they're hollow, then yes, probably also galls.

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