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Maple Anthracnose can be major problem in wet springs

Posted By Tammy Huffman On June 24, 2009 @ 2:08 pm In Headline News | No Comments

by Tim Baker, Northwest Region Horticulture Specialist

I’ve had a lot of calls recently from homeowners complaining about a disease on their maple leaves. They describe dead areas on the leaves, ranging from a few spots to blotches that involve most of the leaf. In severe cases, the tree will lose leaves.

What they are seeing is Maple Anthracnose. This is a fungal disease, which can become a major problem

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