Dutch Elm Disease
Dutch Elm Disease has had a devastating affect on American Elm trees in the midwest for many decades. The loss of so many shady elms has changed the look of many streets and yards. You can help stop the spread of this disease by recognizing the symptoms and taking preventative measures.
What Is Dutch Elm Disease?
Dutch Elm Disease is a vascular wilt disease caused by a fungus transmitted through Elm Bark Beetles or root grafts
It causes rapid decline within just six weeks and is almost always fatal
It spreads very quickly so it is important to catch it early
What Are The Symptoms Of Dutch Elm Disease?
– Wilting, yellowing and browning leaves
– Discoloration under bark