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Spruce Diseases in Illinois

What is going on with Spruce trees??  Colorado Spruce trees are not native to Illinois, and are really having a tough time lately with the changing environment we’ve had over the last decade!  Other varieties of Spruce trees are having a hard time as well. We just received an update from the University of Illinois […]

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Cytospora Canker on Spruce Trees

Picture courtesy of University of Illinois Extension. We very often get called to a customer’s house because their Spruce trees are dying from the bottom up, and even though they are pruning the dead limbs out, the trees continue to die! Most often, we find that the trees have Cytospora Canker (Sphaeropsi sapineas, or Siroccus conigenus)  […]

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