We have been noting significant needle drop in local spruce trees, particularly blue spruces.
Spruce Needle Casts (Rhizosphaera and Stigmina)
Spring has barely sprung and the Plant Clinic has already received a number of samples this year. Most common have been spruce and pine samples with a variety of issues including the ever-present fungal needle casts (Rhizosphaera and Stigmina on spruce, Diplodia and Lophodermium on pine). Read more here>>>