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Plant Health Care Report issue 2017-10

August 11, 2017

The scouting report of The Morton Arboretum for Aug 11, 2017.

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Bartlett Tree Experts--Presenting Sponsor of the Plant Clinic

 

Bartlett Tree Experts,  Presenting Sponsor of the Plant Clinic

 

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What indicator plant is in bloom at the Arboretum?
Seven Sons flower (Heptacodium miconioides) is getting ready to flower (around 2000 GDD).

 

Accumulated Growing Degree Days (Base 50): 1911.5 (as of Aug 10)
Accumulated Growing Degree Days (Base 30): 5007.5 (as of Aug 10)

 

Insects/insect relatives

  • Bagworm
  • Fall webworm
  • Two-spotted spider mites
  • Viburnum leaf beetle update

 

Diseases

  • Measles on peony
  • Septoria leaf spot on dogwood
  • Leaf spots on everything

 

Miscellaneous

  • 2017 Midwest Tree and Shrub Conference