SavATree - Tree Service & Lawn Care

Disease Detection

Beech bark disease has been causing mortality of American and European beech (Fagus grandifolia¬†and¬†Fagus sylvatica, respectively) trees since its discovery prior to 1849 in Europe, although until 1914 beech scale was solely being blamed. We now know that the cause is a combination of scale damage and fungal infection. Beech bark disease is caused when…

SavATree - Tree Service & Lawn Care

Beech Bark Disease Breakdown

Beech bark disease has been causing mortality of American and European beech (Fagus grandifolia and Fagus sylvatica, respectively) trees since its discovery prior to 1849 in Europe, although until 1914 beech scale was solely being blamed. We now know that the cause is a combination of scale damage and fungal infection. Beech bark disease is…