Some type of parasite on tree

romanalongMarch 26, 2014

Hello, I'm looking to see if anyone can identify the parasite
I have on this particular tree. It is a Dwarf Alberta Spruce, about 10 years old. It has spread and I have it on a Trident Maple also. Please see picture I've posted along with this message.

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botanicalbill(9b SWFlorida)

The white/bluish/greenish blotches? Those appear to be lichen, should be harmless, they grow when the water and air are clean. Check out the link below. They can be removed with a fungicide.

Here is a link that might be useful: Lichen

    Bookmark   March 26, 2014 at 8:28PM
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romanalong

Thanks for the info. Can u recommend a fungicide?

    Bookmark   March 27, 2014 at 9:54AM
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moochinka

You can scrub them off with diluted bleach, but I personally like to keep a bit of that, whether or not it's considered 'correct', as I find it more realistic and interesting.

    Bookmark   March 29, 2014 at 6:19AM
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