Elm trees are a beautiful and unique tree that can add dimension to your landscape, but if they are not maintained properly, they can be extremely susceptible to Dutch Elm Disease.
What should I look for?
Dutch Elm Disease is caused by bark beetles that travel between diseased and healthy trees. Early signs of Dutch Elm Disease are the leaves on the upper branches of the tree will start to wilt and yellow in the summer. This fungal disease can spread quickly.
There are many solutions for effectively preventing and treating Dutch Elm disease if diagnosed early. Your local arborist will develop a treatment or prevention plan that will be the most effective for your unique property. Find your local arborist here or view the full PDF Here.