HOW WE TREAT INSECTS & DISEASES

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INSPECT & DIAGNOSE

A Certified Arborist will evaluate the trees and shrubs on your property and propose a custom plan to treat any insect and disease issues.

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APPLY TREATMENT(S)

We will execute the plan by applying treatment to each tree indicated on the plan.

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MONITOR

Enjoy your landscape throughout the year! Monitor your trees and give us a call if you have any questions or concerns!


COMMON DISEASES THREATENING OHIO TREES

Asterisk (*) indicates treatment is included within the ITHM program

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Anthracnos

Common Hosts: Dogwood, Sycamore (others, but not as serious)

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Apple Scab

Common Hosts: Crabapple, Apple, Quince, Pear, Hawthorn, Serviceberry, Mountain Ash

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Botryosphaeria Stem Canker*

Common Hosts: Redbud

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Cedar-Apple Rust

Common Hosts: Juniper, Crabapple, Apple

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Cedar-Hawthorn Rust

Common Hosts: Juniper, Hawthorn

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Dothistroma Needle Blight

Common Hosts: Mugo Pine, Scotch Pine, Austrian Pine, Tanyosho Pine

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Dutch Elm Disease

Common Hosts: American Elm

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Fire Blight

Common Hosts: Pear, Cherry, Rose, Apple, Serviceberry, Cotoneaster, Hawthorn

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Phomopsis Tip Blight

Common Hosts: Juniper

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Phytophthora Root Rot

Common Hosts: Various – mainly plants in poorly drained areas

Powdery Mildew

Common Hosts: Lilac, Ninebark, magnolia, others

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Rhizosphaera Needle Cast

Common Hosts: White Spruce, Colorado Spruce

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Verticillium Wilt*

Common Hosts: Maple, Smoke Tree, many others

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COMMON Insects THREATENING OHIO TREES

All treatments are included within the ITHM program unless otherwise noted

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Aphids

Common Hosts: River Birch, Spirea, Hawthorn

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Bagworm

Common Hosts: Arborvitae, Spruce, Juniper, many others

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Black Vine Weevil

Common Hosts: Taxus, Liriope

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Bronze Birch Borer

Common Hosts: White Birch varieties

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Boxwood Leaf Miner

Common Hosts: Boxwood

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Conifer Bark Beetle

Common Hosts: White Pine, Scotch Pine

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Dogwood Borer

Common Hosts: Dogwood

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Emerald Ash Borer

Common Hosts: Ash

Treatment for this insect is included within the ITHM plan only for trees smaller than 10” in diameter

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Euonymus Scale

Common Hosts: Vining/Creeping Euonymus

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Gypsy Moth

Common Hosts: Oak, Hickory, many others

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Japanese Beetle

Common Hosts: Oakleaf Hydrangea, Cherry, Crabapple, Sandcherry, many others

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Lace Bug

Common Hosts: Azalea

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Lecanium Scale

Common Hosts: Crabapple, Pear, Honeylocust

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Lilac Borer

Common Hosts: Old Fashioned Lilac

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Magnolia Scale

Common Hosts: Magnolia (excluding Sweetbay and Southern)

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Maple Bladder Gall Mite

Common Hosts: Maple

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Oystershell Scale

Common Hosts: Crabapple, Pear, Honeylocust

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Pine Needle Scale

Common Hosts: Mugo Pine, White Pine

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Pine Sawfly

Common Hosts: Mugo Pine

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Pitch Mass Borer

Common Hosts: Spruce

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Spider Mite

Common Hosts: Dwarf Alberta Spruce, Burning Bush, Spruce, many others

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Tent Caterpillar

Common Hosts: Locust, Crabapple, Hawthorn

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Viburnum Crown Borer

Common Hosts: Fragrant Viburnums

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Fall Webworm

Common Hosts: Honeylocust, Cherry

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White Pine Weevil

Common Hosts: White Pine, Spruce

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Winged Euonymus Scale

Common Hosts: Burning Bush

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Yellow Poplar Weevil

Common Hosts: Tulip Tree, Magnolia

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Zimmerman Pine Moth

Common Hosts: White Pine, Scotch Pine