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Re: Walnut tip damage

Subject: Re: Walnut tip damage
From: Paul Barton
Date: May 19 2020 10:18:23
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On 19 May 2020, 11:15 +0100, Paul Barton <paul@xxxxxxxxxxxxx.co.uk>, wrote:
Hello hive mind,

Last summer I noticed a number of common walnut trees with blackened leaves 
and dieback throughout the crowns. In some cases the pith had been hollowed 
out near the tips. I didn’t work out what had caused it then.

This year I’m also seeing dead black tips, but it looks very like frost 
damage. See attached photo.

Is anyone aware of a particular pest or disease that would do this, or is 
it simply frost? There were a couple of cold nights last week...

Kind regards,

Paul Barton
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