Leyland Cypress: Seiridium Canker

In Georgia, seiridium canker is most often caused by a fungus called Seiridium unicorne. This plague to Leyland Cypress trees forms on the stems and branches. Dark oval to elongated lesions are dry and look like a healing wound on a human with raised [...]

By |2019-12-06T15:17:59-05:00December 3rd, 2019|Tree Diseases|0 Comments

Leyland Cypress: Dieback/ Canker

The fungus known as botryosphaeria dothidea has symptoms similar to seiridium canker. Branches will turn yellow to brown in color. However, the needles will not easily fall off by running your hand down the branch. Much deeper cankers will be visible as the tree [...]

By |2019-12-06T20:48:05-05:00December 2nd, 2019|Tree Diseases|0 Comments