Oak Problem – small black spots on leaves

I don’t have much information from the homeowner other than these photos that were forwarded to me. I see the black spots especially along the veins….I will recommend the owner to send in samples, but just was curious what might be suspected. Thanks.

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Oak Advice Needed – Leaves browning and dropping

Homeowner has this white oak with one large branch with leaves that are browning and dropping. Remainder of canopy looks okay. No injury on trunk. Should owner remove the branch that is showing the die back? They really want to keep this oak. Thanks in advance for any advice for the homeowner. 🙂

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Non-bearing Pear tree

I have a client with a non-bearing pear tree that is loosing all its leaves. They think it may be a fire blight issue and have sent some pictures to the office. Any help with this would be greatly appreciated.

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Colorado Blue Spruce

I have a client with 5 Blue Spruce in a row. I am not sure if they are all Colorado BS. Client thinks they are. I believe the one has Rhizosphaera needle cast but I only have an 8x lens and only see a few black dots. I have samples to be sent in if […]

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Poplar hybrid suckers or a weed?

A client brought these into the office looking for a weed ID.  After a bit of conversation, we discovered he had a hybrid poplar tree that had been taken down earlier this year.  Wanted to confirm if these may be the tree trying to regrow itself from the root system or another weed entirely.

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Crabapple and apple tree issues

This crabapple usually has bigger, red leaves (per owner) and this year, leaves are smaller and canopy is sparse with some die back. Overall, the leaves just look smaller, didn’t see any evidence of insects. Bark is also peeling. Owner says any lawn treatments done in the area are granules, not sprays.     Apple […]

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Red Maple trunk damage

Homeowner has 5 Red Maple trees, as you can see planted along a drainage ditch. They have been in the ground 3 years and have the trunk damage. Local garden center suggested sun scald. I would like to verify that or let them know what it is. Whatever damage it is what should they do […]

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Plant ID

This “shrub” has been next to the house for many years. It does not flower, should it be pulled or not?? Looking to find out what it is.

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