10-year old white oak shows problems with leaf development this year. Oak is...

Asked June 1, 2014, 11:19 AM EDT

10-year old white oak shows problems with leaf development this year. Oak is in full sun and experienced no problems in previous years. No fertilizer or pesticide has been used.

Charles County Maryland

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Please see our link on anthracnose for more information. This fungal disease has been common this spring due to cool wet weather. It is not uncommon for the tree to lose some foliage. It rarely has a negative impact on mature healthy trees.
https://extension.umd.edu/learn/shade-tree-anthracnose
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