Question by  1234 (18)

What diseases affect a silver maple tree?


Answer by  BrendaG (6111)

Rainy season produces the environment for anthracnose. This fungi will cause leaves to have brownish areas on them. Verticillium wilt is another disease affecting these trees; it is a soil carried fungus. Sapstreak is a fatal disease. Tar spot causes small holes in leaves eventually.


Answer by  asanson (253)

Maple wilt commonly affect the silver maple tree in a negative way. This fungus can kill a fully develop tree.


Answer by  SMiller (79)

Anthracnose and tar spots are both fungi that commonly affect silver maples. Silver maples are also susceptbile to verticillium wilt.

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