Rainfall to blame for cherry tree fungus blight

Weeping cherry trees have been inflicted with Sclerotinia, a fungus that rapidly grew after spring and summer?s immense rainfall. Stamford Bartlett Arboretum informed one woman, who found her cherry

News 12 Staff

Jul 22, 2009, 12:07 PM

Updated 5,379 days ago

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Rainfall to blame for cherry tree fungus blight
Weeping cherry trees have been inflicted with Sclerotinia, a fungus that rapidly grew after spring and summer?s immense rainfall.
Stamford Bartlett Arboretum informed one woman, who found her cherry tree riddled with holes, that the fungus is affecting many trees in the area.
Experts say owners can try pruning methods to cut down on the amount of fungus that could grow on the tree.
For a Bartlett Arboretum expert talking about the fungus killing Connecticut cherry trees, go to channel 612 on your iO digital cable box and select iO Extra.


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