Unfortunately a lot of trees in Calgary suffer from the effects of Cytospora Canker, a vascular fungus, which affects vulnerable parts of trees.
Which of my trees should be inspected for Cytospora Canker?
This fungus is not particulary attached to one tree species, all trees can get infectected by Cytospora Canker.
Is my tree infected by Cytospora Canker?
Common symptoms linked to Cytospora Canker are
We have chosen to present symptoms of Cytospora Canker on the Aspen-, Apple- and Spruce Tree. Due to the fact that Cytospora Canker is not picky at all and could affect any tree species.
Can Cytospora Canker be treated?
Since Cytospora Canker is a vascular disease, effective control can only be achieved through chemical control measures. Several fungicides are effective to control this disease, which can be applied through trunk injection methods in early spring for best results.