In this NBC Denver (News 9) segment, Kevin Marks of Davey's North Denver, Colorado, office describes why you've seen trees in the Denver area appear burned. It's an uptick in fire blight. Marks details what it is and how you can help your trees below.
Posted: November 2, 2018
“The name kind of distinguishes what you're going to look for. It looks like somebody lit your tree on fire.”
The bacteria "Fire Blight" has infected trees across areas north of Denver. Rows of leaves turned brown or black, with the limbs sometimes oozing the bacteria as well. Kevin Marks from Davey Tree Company said it’s one of the worst infestations he’s seen in his 20 years as an arborist.
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