Fungus and Disease Update: Spring 2019

Another wet, cool, and long Spring! And like last year we are seeing lots of fungus issues promoted by the cool and wet weather. For the most part, it’s been the normal cast of characters like Anthracnose, Discula, Cedar Apple rust, and some root rot issues like phytophora; but then...

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Girdling Roots

Over-mulching can cause girdling roots. Trees may decline and prematurely die as a result of the stresses induced by girdling roots. Make sure the tree is planted and mulched properly.

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Co Dominant Tree Stem

Co-dominant Stems in Trees May be at Risk for Failure

Co-dominant stems form when two or more branches emerge from the same junction. As the stems develop, they remain similar in size creating co-dominant stems. Many co-dominant stems feature included bark; bark that grows into the union between the stems, causing a weak v-shaped branch union. Trees with co-dominant stems...

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Emerald Ash Borer Damage

Chris Hunt, VP for Tamke Tree Experts, travels to Kentucky. Along the highway he notes that every Ash tree he sees is either dead or dying. Sadly, this will become the norm in New Jersey in the very near future. However, homeowners can treat their Ash trees to protect them...

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