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06/05/2013 at 20:09

hello I have come across a strange thing I cut back an old grapevine a few days ago, this morning I noticed it was dropping what looks like water from a cut back branch its doing so about every 5 to 10 seconds and doing so for the last 12 hours  it can't be a burst pipe because the area would be flooding, so what's causing it

06/05/2013 at 20:22

The sap is rising and it's coming out of the top.

06/05/2013 at 20:30

 cheers, I just didn't think it would be that much liquid and last this long

06/05/2013 at 20:32

Unfortunately Spring is the wrong time of year to prune vines. They can bleed to death from sap loss when pruned at this time of year.

06/05/2013 at 20:32

Some things, a field maple I remember particularly, dripped for weeks.

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