Maple Trees Loosing Leaves

Asked May 7, 2015, 6:10 PM EDT

I have Maple Trees in my yard that are loosing leaves just like they do in the Fall. Why are the dropping this time of year?

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1 Response

The leaves are actually falling because of the MAPLE PETIOLE BORER. Have no fear this should not kill your tree. Please see the publication attached for additional information.

http://www2.ca.uky.edu/entomology/entfacts/entfactpdf/ef405.pdf