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Re: Weeping Mulberry - pruning and sick tree ?

Re: Weeping Mulberry - pruning and sick tree ?
Posted by: Newt (IP Logged)
Date: November 04, 2007 04:47


Hi Mel,

Congratulations on your new home! From this site which contains pictures:
[pods.dasnr.okstate.edu]

Quote:
Mulberry (Morus spp.)óLeaves of mulberry trees are spotted by two fungi, Cercospora moricola and Cercosporella mori, which cause reddish‑brown spots. These diseases are most severe during rainy weather.
A blight of mulberry leaves is caused by a bacterium, Pseudomonas syringae pv. mori, which at first appears as water‑soaked spots. The spots later become sunken and black. The leaves become distorted, and infected leaves on the twig tips wilt and die.

You can try a baking soda spray.
[www.ghorganics.com]

I suspect the dead limbs have scale. They come in different colors. Spray with insecticidal soap every 5 to 7 days until they are gone.
[woodypest.ifas.ufl.edu]
[www.ghorganics.com]

You can prune dead limbs at any time.
[www.freeplants.com]
[www.na.fs.fed.us]

Newt

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