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How to fight the blight

 The “tree calls” have truly been pouring in lately. A number of pine trees in our area have been turning brown in places. The culprit in many cases is tip blight. The past two springs we have experienced wetter than normal weather patterns that have helped this fungus gain a hold. On top of that,  older trees that were compromised from the drought several years ago and have damaged root systems, and are having a hard time combating the disease.

What is Tip Blight? It is a disease caused by a fungus called diplodia. 

This is a spring disease that ...


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