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Category: Disease Problems

Beware the Emerald Ash Borer…

Nature works hard to protect itself. Trees have natural defense systems to protect themselves from disease or insect damage. Sometimes though, a species of insects is

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Lace Bugs

Description: Adult lace bugs are approximately one-eighth to one-quarter of an inch long and have a highly ornamented wing and a hood-like structure covering the head.

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Lecanium Scale

Description: Lecanium scale is a term used to refer to any of a dozen species of soft scales associated with shade trees and woody ornamentals and

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Obscure Scale

Description: Obscure scale is a key pest of oak but will also attack a wide variety of other trees such as hickory, walnut, maple, willow, beech

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Orange Striped Oak Worm

Description: Orange striped oakworms are most often recognized in the caterpillar stage because of their defoliation of oak trees. They have been referred to as a

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Southern Pine Beetle

Description: The Southern Pine Beetle (SPB) is a native insect and a natural part of the Southeastern forest. It is also the most destructive pest of

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