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Seasons Don't Fear The Reaper: Sycamore Resurgence chatfield.1@osu.edu Tue, 06/11/2019 - 07:39
Sycamores look bad, for now, I much of Ohio, but soon shall resurge with a new set of leaves.
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Jim Chatfield
Sycamore Anthracnose chatfield.1@osu.edu Thu, 05/26/2016 - 10:18

Enquiring eyes throughout Ohio are noticing sparse foliation on sycamores (American planetree) and to a lesser extent London planetree hybrids this Spring. Not to worry, the culprit is almost assuredly sycamore anthracnose disease.  This fungal disease occurs every year, but is enhanced when there are cool, wet conditions during leaf emergence, conditions which were common throughout Ohio this year. If history is to be any guide, these planetrees will recover well, putting out new leaves which will make us forget how they look now by late June.

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Joe Boggs