> >I have two beautiful sugar maples (zone 5) that have what appears to be
> >a blight. The leaves have started to turn a spotty brown. There appear
> >to be no bugs. And the silver maples in the yard don't seem to have them
> >(yet). Anyone have any ideas as to what it might be. It isn't
> >"munching" I don't think. BTW They are large well established trees
> >(18" or so in diameter) and I have done nothing to disturb the roots or
> >the branches.
> See link below:
> Sounds like the first one, Anthracnose
THANKS! It has been wet here for sure. And it has only affected the sugar
maples. No leaves are falling yet, and the branches seem healthy. I guess
I'll wait and see. Thanks for the info and the URL.
Stan (zone 5, midwest)