Other Common Diseases

Bacterial Canker of Poplar (Xanthomonas populi)
What it affects

All Poplar varieties

Symptoms

Dead branches and twigs throughout the crown.

What to do

In isolated trees, remove infected branches.

Scab Diseases
What it affects

Sorbus & Malus Species (Mouantain Ash, Whitebeam & all Apple Spp) Poplar Spp, Pyrus (Pear) & Willow.

Symptoms

Brown leaf blotches, Spots on fruit. Leaves die off but remain on shoot

What to do

Spray fungicide where appropriate.