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Follow this summer checklist to keep your trees and landscape healthy by identifying potential issues.
Caterpillars feed on the leaves of oak trees and other species. Found on the Pacific coast.
Causes severe damage to forests and landscape pines, discoloring needles and eventually defoliation.
This disease causes holes in the leaves which start as brownish spots them dry and fall out.
The Cytospora canker is caused by a fungus that primarily attacks trees that have been weakened by drought, low fertility, mechanical injury, insect feeding or poor soil conditions.
The tropical sod webworm is an active caterpillar in Southern Florida that feeds on leaf blades in grass.
The southern pine beetle is one of the most destructive insects to pine in the South and Southeast with the ability to rapidly kill large trees.
White, tan, or rust colored resin flowing on the trunks of austrian, scots and red pines could indicate an infestation of Zimmerman Pine Moth (ZPM) caterpillars.
When it’s nice outside, your lawn hosts games of tag, family picnics and dashes through the sprinkler. It’s a wide open space for parties and other gatherings—but to remain a good party host, your lawn needs some room to breathe. Core aerification can help.
Oaks are the primary hosts of the twolined chestnut borer. Some of the more frequently attacked species include red, white, and bur oak, scarlet, pin, and black oak, chestnut, post and live oak.