Prevent and Control Leaf Spot on Your Humble, TX Trees
Leaf Spot (fungi: Mycosphaerella platanifolia, Phyllosticta plantani, and Septoria platanifolia) is a common term used for several different plant and tree diseases, including anthracnose LINK to anthracnose article and/or canker LINK to Botryodiplodia Canker article. The primary characteristic of fungal diseases referred to as Leaf spot is the yellowing of leaves, accompanied by premature leaf drop. The fungi involved are also known to be able to survive and overwinter, making them able to reproduce themselves later when conditions are right. Leaf spot is a common disease in Humble, Texas, that your trees are easily prone to. In fact, the Phloeospora multimaculans fungus that can cause variations of Leaf spot is mainly known to be native to Texas.