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MAY
05

Problems with your Prunus Schuberts?

Problems with your Prunus Schuberts?

One of the few topics of discussion this Sunday at our Tree Clinic. Caroline Larose from Arborfolia has shared the following: 

Here is some information on black knot found on Prunus genus, such as cherry trees, plum and almond trees.

The black knot is caused by a fungus that spreads very easily by wind and rain during the growing season from tree to tree. 

Now is a good time to monitor your trees and identify if they are infected or not by this fungus. The first symptoms are a green bump that are found at growing points on the branches and trunk. It will grow for about 2-3 years into a black gall, tar-like of 4-6" big. The fungus will continue to grow inside and outside until it will dry the branch to death.

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