Educating our clients on identifying tree pests and diseases before they become a severe issue is always one of our top priorities. We encourage our clients to use our Tree Pest and Disease Center to help identify common threats in their area.
Needles and leaves will turn brown and silk-like “bags” will appear in the tree or shrub.
Defoliation of the tree canopy will begin to occur May through July.
Black, shiny droplets of lace bug excrement will appear on the bottom of the leaf.
Yellowing of the plant tissue or a “sutty mold” will appear on plant leaves.
Ticks cause little damage to plants, but can cause illness to humans and pets.
Foliage will wilt and turn brown prematurely. Bore holes will appear in the bark of oak trees.
White, tan or rust colored resin will flow down from the trunk of an Austrian, Scots or Red Pine.