Don’t Put Your Oak Trees At Risk

While spring brings flowers and warm weather, it also increases the risk of accidentally killing your oak trees.

Oak wilt can kill an oak tree in as little as three weeks after becoming infected. While the disease is caused by a fungus, that fungus is often transmitted to new oak trees by tiny insects called picnic beetles. These beetles are attracted to oak trees after they are cut or damaged, and spread the fungus to the tree once they make contact with an open wound.

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