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Plant Health Care Report issue 2017-9

July 28, 2017

The scouting report of The Morton Arboretum for July 28, 2017.


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What indicator plant is in bloom at the Arboretum?
Chicory (Cichorium intybus) is in flower.


Accumulated Growing Degree Days (Base 50): 1631 (as of July 27)
Accumulated Growing Degree Days (Base 30): 4447 (as of July 27)


Insects/other pests

  • Zimmerman pine moth
  • Sycamore tussock moth
  • Leafminer on Joe-pye
  • Galls, chapter 5



  • Bur oak blight (BOB)
  • Phomopsis tip blight



  • Herbicide damage