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Plant Health Care Report issue 2019-11

August 23, 2019

The scouting report of The Morton Arboretum for Aug 23, 2019.


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What indicator plant is in bloom at the Arboretum?
Seven Sons Flower (Heptacodium miconioides) is in early flower

Accumulated Growing Degree Days (Base 50): 2140.5 (as of August 22)
Accumulated Growing Degree Days (Base 30): 5157.5 (as of August 22)



Insects/other pests

  • Viburnum leaf beetle update
  • Home invaders
  • Brown marmorated stink bug
  • Galls, really cool ones



  • Rust on lawns



  • Watering into autumn
  • Seasonal needle drop



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