Red maple troubles

Asked July 15, 2019, 2:54 PM EDT

My well established red maple is slowly becoming covered in thick white powdery stuff and some leaves are shrivelled and misshapen

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3 Responses

Hello,
Please provide your geographic location so we may better assist you and provide the most appropriate resources.

I live in England near Stonehenge

Thank you. It is difficult to diagnose a plant problem without photos, but your description would appear to indicate powdery mildew, a fungal disease. I have attached a photo known to be this fungus. Is that what you have?