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Plant Health Care Report issue 2020-1

April 3, 2020

The scouting report of The Morton Arboretum for April 3, 2020

 

PDF iconPlant Health Care Report issue 1 for 2020

 

 

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What indicator plant is in bloom at the Arboretum?
Vernal witch-hazel (Hamamelis vernalis) is in full flower

Accumulated Growing Degree Days (Base 50): 6 (as of April 2)
Accumulated Growing Degree Days (Base 30): 453.5 (as of April 2)

 

Miscellaneous

  • Winter weather
  • Using growing degree days
  • Timing use of fungicides
  • Crabgrass preventer
  • Animal damage

 

Insects/other pests

  • Viburnum leaf beetle
  • Egg masses and more
  • Magnolia scale

 

Diseases

  • Cankers

 

 

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