Dutch Elm Disease
Description: Vascular fungal disease causing dieback and death of elm trees.
Trees Affected: American, red, and slippery elm
What to look for: Yellowing leaves, wilting leaves, dropping leaves, thinning crowns, crown dieback, dead trees, staining of cambium just under bark
Treatment Options: Preventive fungicide trunk injections. Removal and disposal of diseased trees (sanitation). Install disease-resistant elm varieties.