New allotment rotten apple tree

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  1. Jade86

    Jade86 Apprentice Gardener

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    Hi we have just taken on an allotment and have zero experience we noticed this on the base of our apple tree. Can anyone advise on what it is please. Thank you
     
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    • Mike Allen

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      Jade86. Welcome to Gardeners Corner.

      What are we looking at.
       
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      • Janet mahay

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        Hi jade a warm welcome unfortunately you asked a question about something on your apple tree but you sent no picture senda picture so someonecan help you
         
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        • Jade86

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          Sorry didn’t realise the picture hadn’t loaded
           

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          pete Growing a bit of this and a bit of that....

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          I'm not sure but it looks to me like the rootstock is putting out extra roots above ground.

          I'm guessing due to the wet weather of late, I think it's something that will sort itself out when things dry up a bit.
           
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          Thank you
           
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