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Plant Health Care Report issue 2014-6

The Scouting Report of The Morton Arboretum for May 23, 2014.

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What indicator plant is in bloom at the Arboretum?
Common Horsechestnut (Aesculus hippocastanum) is in bloom


Accumulated Growing Degree Days at The Morton Arboretum


Accumulated Growing Degree Days (Base 50): 234 (as of May 22)
Accumulated Growing Degree Days (Base 30): 1212 (as of May 22)


Insects

  • Green fruit worm
  • Galls
  • Leafminers
  • Woolly elm aphids


Diseases

  • Rust on buckthorn
  • Anthracnose


Miscellaneous
 

  • Tree Selection