Pinyon Pitch Mass Borer

Pitch Mass Borer

Commonly seen on infected Pinyon Trees.

Pinyon Pitch Mass Borer on a Pine Tree

Pictured is the ooze of sap that is a light pinkish in color.

Pinyon Pitch Mass Borer attacks Pinyon Pines and is very common in Boulder and surrounding areas.  Once properly diagnosed by a ISA Certified Arborist, recommended treatment would be a trunk spay applied twice a year until control of the infestation.