What’s Wrong With My Trees? Cedar Apple Rust

Cedar Apple Rust Is A Fungus That Needs Two Plants To Continue Its Lifecycle Cedar apple rust is a fungal disease that spends part of its life cycle on Eastern red cedar (Juniperus virginiana) and the other part on hawthorns and other plants in the Rosaceae family. This disease can [...]

Fungal Diseases Of Trees And How To Prevent Them

Fungi in trees come in many shapes and sizes. Fungi like mushrooms are a natural—and even healthy—part of our environment, as they help break down decomposing organic materials. These materials in turn release carbon, oxygen, nitrogen, and phosphorus into the soil and the atmosphere.

What’s Wrong With My Trees? Foliar Diseases On Conifers

Common Foliar Fungal Diseases On Conifers Foliar diseases on landscape conifers, such as pine and spruce, are most often caused by a fungus. The most common foliar fungal diseases on conifers are: Rhizosphaera needlecast of Colorado blue spruce Phomopsis and Kabatina blight of juniper Needle blights of pine (Diplodia, Dothistroma, [...]