Maple tree problems

Asked July 27, 2020, 2:48 PM EDT

What is wrong with my maple tree? Half the tree is healthy but the other half looks dead. The tree company thinks it might be verticillium wilt. We've had some dead branches for a several years but this year the leaves got it and they all are dead. We also had army worm this spring and that was the last straw.

Isabella County Michigan

1 Response

Maple trees are susceptible to verticillium wilt and if you had a certified arborist evaluate the tree then I would agree with that conclusion. What was the recommended treatment? Verticillium stayed in the soil so if the tree is removed and you decide to replant then make sure to get a verticillium resistant plant.