by Cooperative Extension, College of Agriculture and Home Economics, Washington State University in Pullman .
Written in English
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Is your Dogwood tree looking wilted, spotted, and less than stellar? If so, it may be suffering from Dogwood Anthracnose. Dogwood Anthracnose, Discula destructiva, is a damaging disease that attacks various species of Dogwoods. Dogwoods are extremely common in landscapes around the area which causes this disease to spread easily throughout landscape dogwoods and . Dogwood Anthracnose is a very common and visually unappealing disease to which the Cornus florida is extremely susceptible. Cornus florida, commonly known as the flowering Dogwood, is very common in our area and is even Virginia’s state days, we utilize Dogwoods for their aesthetic appeal; however, during the American Civil War they were . Dogwood anthracnose can be prevalent in native dogwood populations in Kentucky forests, as well as in landscapes where dogwoods grow in shaded locations. This aggressive disease can result in tree death. Dogwood anthracnose is not to be confused with dogwood spot anthracnose (discussed previously) or shade tree anthracnose (affects other shade File Size: 1MB. Anthracnose diseases are generally not severe on maple, but can cause considerable unsightliness from brownish leaf blotches and some leaf drop when moist weather conditions make the disease particularly severe. Extensive development of stem infections is not common on maples, as it is with sycamore anthracnose and dogwood anthracnose.
The native flowering dogwood, Cornus florida is a popular ornamental tree that thrives well in the warmer areas of New Hampshire. The southern part of the state is included in the northern transitional zone, where patches of dogwoods occur sporadically, usually on dry south-facing slopes. The northern most natural stand in the state occurs along the . Dogwood (Cornus spp.)-Anthracnose. All the reddish spots on these flower bracts are due to anthracnose. Dogwood anthracnose in Northeastern United States. Plant Disease Holzmueller, E., Jose, S., Jenkins, M., Camp, A., and Long, A. Dogwood anthracnose in eastern hardwood forests: what is known and what can be done? Journal. Anthracnose is a fungal disease that affects plants by forming dead areas on leaves and fruit. It can attack many different types of plants, from grasses to flowering trees such as dogwood. Found mainly in the eastern United States, the disease causes "dark, water soaked lesions on stems, leaves or fruit,". COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle .
The flowering dogwood (Cornus florida) has always been a Show-Me-State favorite. Now however, it's in danger. The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) advises flowering dogwood owners to be on the lookout for dogwood anthracnose, a fungal disease that can be damaging and even fatal to these prized trees. Dogwood anthracnose (Discula destructiva) is often described as the most serious disease that affects dogwood species, specifically flowering (Cornus florida) and mountain (C. nuttallii) dogwood species in the United States. The disease was first noticed on the flowering dogwoods in New York and Connecticut in (1) and on mountain dogwoods File Size: 1MB. anthracnose, avoid planting in dense shade. Dogwoods ideally should be planted to receive full morning sun and afternoon shade. In full sun, dogwoods are more susceptible to dogwood borer. This pest should be monitored visually and with pheromone traps when needed, and treated before t i infects the tree. The summer-flowering Korean dogwoodFile Size: KB. Anthracnose is a general term for a group of diseases on hardwoods that cause lesions on leaves, twigs, and fruits. Generally, these diseases are cosmetic and cause no serious damage to the tree (but there are some exceptions). There are many species of fungi known to cause anthracnose, but most only infect one or a few specific host species.