What is Diplodia Tip Blight?

September 2, 2009
Diplodia tip blight is a tree disease that affects many conifer trees, such as, mugo, scots, white, red and ponderosa pines, but most commonly the austrian pine. It is characterized by brown, stunted growth. For more information on common tree diseases and insects, visit http://www.davey.com/arborist-advice/. Davey Tree Service expert and ISA Certified Arborist, Jim Houston, will inform you on diplodia tip blight and ways to prevent damage to your pine trees. Key ingredients to preventing diplodia tip blight damage to pine trees: • Keeping pine trees fertilized and well watered to naturally resist the disease. • Applying supplement treatments to the pine tree in the spring is essential to protect new growth and prevent the disease from being established. Contact your local professionally trained arborist with any questions or concerns you have with the health of your trees. For more free Tree, Lawn, and Landscape Tips: follow us on Twitter - http://twitter.com/DaveyTree or visit us at http://www.davey.com
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