Widespread Decline Being Noted In Local Spruce Populations

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>>>