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Sycamore Trees- Anthracnose and Mildew Control

 Anthracnose is a fungus that affects developing shoots, expanding leaves and along the leaf veins. Damaged leaves will curl, distort and cause premature leaf drop during the growing season.

 

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Sycamore Tree with Antracnose Damage

 

 

Mildew is a fungus that forms on leaf surfaces and new developing buds, shoots, and leaves. Infected growth may be dwarf, distorted and covered with white powdery growth.

 

 

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Sycamore Tree with Mildew

Both foliage infections will defoliate trees throughout the year possibly causing “stress” to trees. A weak and stressed tree can be prone to secondary pest and or diseases.

A multiple application maintenance plan made in late Winter through Summer is suggested for optimal season long results.