Tree Diseases

Here are some common tree diseases that are found in trees. These diseases can cause long-term damage to your property. Looking for Tree Insects?

  • Actinopelte Leaf Spot
    commonly known as Tubakia, this occurs on many species of oak trees but is most prevalent in red oak trees.
  • Bacterial Leaf Scorch bacterial-leaf-scorch
    affecting oak trees, spots appear on foliage that looks as if the oak tree has been burned and laboratory testing is required to confirm this disease.
  • Biscogniauxia (Hypoxylon) Canker
    an extremely destructive fungal disease that targets trees that are already weakened
  • Leaf Disease Outbreaks Across Texas
    fungal oak leaf disease outbreaks are largely due to excessive rainfall and cooler than normal temperatures during the spring season
  • Oak Leaf Blister
    during cool spring weather, nearly all oak varieties are subject to this fungal disease that causes raised, circular spots on the oak trees leaf surfaces
  • Oak Wilt
    is a very destructive tree disease that mostly affects Red and Live Oaks.
  • Sudden Oak Death
    first reported in 1995, this quick-spreading deadly tree disease is caused by a water mold pathogen and has destroyed millions of oak trees throughout Texas
  • Rapid Oak Decline rapid-oak-decline
    the rapid decline of Savannah post oak trees is the result of weather extremes of drought and heavy rainfall, making the trees vulnerable to cankers, root rot, and wood-boring insects

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