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Follow this summer checklist to keep your trees and landscape healthy by identifying potential issues.
Foamy bark canker disease is the newest discovered threat to coast live oak in California. The disease is vectored by the native western oak bark beetle and has been found in multiple counties in Southern California. It threatens to destroy southern California's coast live oak trees.
Fire blight is a leaf disease that attacks a variety of fruit trees and rosaceous ornamental trees.
Common throughout the U.S. and Canada, these caterpillars feed on over 100 species of forest, fruit and shade trees. Some of the favored hosts include wild cherry, pecan, black walnut, persimmon, mulberry and sweetgum.
The tender leaves of a wide variety of tree species are food for these leaf-chewing caterpillars, with elm, oak, and apple being favorites.
You can help maintain your tree's health by removing dead, diseased and broken branches. It also makes it safer for your family and property. Pruning also can be done for aesthetic reasons, including letting more light onto your property or improving a view.
While many consider late fall and winter as a time to stay indoors, it's important to help our trees and landscape before hibernation begins.
European Crane Fly
A swift decline in tree health, as exhibited by crown dieback, leaf discoloration and leaf drop might indicate the presence of the eucalyptus longhorn borer.
Warm weather means quality time outdoors, enjoying your yard and basking in the sunshine. To help ensure your property stays healthy and looks its best, you must nurture it as it is a valuable natural asset.