What’s wrong with my tree? Sycamore anthracnose

Sycamore anthracnose is a fungal disease The sycamore anthracnose fungus, Apiognomonia veneta, is most commonly seen during the cool, wet weather of spring. This fungal disease twigs via petioles (the stalk that attaches the leaf blade to the stem) during the growing season and remains inactive until the tree goes [...]

What’s wrong with my tree? Bleeding canker

Bleeding canker is caused by multiple species of Phytophthora Are your trees giving the appearance that they’re bleeding? It’s not blood; it could be Phytophthora bleeding canker.

What’s wrong with my trees? Heart rot disease

Heart rot is a fungal wood decay disease Heart rot disease is a fungal, wood decay, disease that can be caused by different fungi that enters the tree through open wounds or exposed inner bark. This is typically found in older trees.

What’s Wrong With My Tree? Powdery Mildew

Powdery Mildew Is A Very Common Fungal Disease Powdery mildew is a very common fungal disease caused by Podosphaera xanthii. This fungus winters in fallen leaves and other green waste. When spring comes along with humid and wet weather, the spores of this fungus spread to new host plants. Common [...]

What’s wrong with my tree? Thousand cankers disease

Thousand cankers disease affects black walnut trees Did you know that Missouri has more black walnut trees than any other state? This important tree provides wood, edible nuts, and is valued as a shade tree. Thousand cankers disease (TCD) is a devasting fungal disease to this species of trees that [...]