The scouting report of The Morton Arboretum for Aug 23, 2019.
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)
- Viburnum leaf beetle update
- Home invaders
- Brown marmorated stink bug
- Galls, really cool ones
- Rust on lawns
- Watering into autumn
- Seasonal needle drop