SIGNATURE TREE CARE
Palms - Lethal Bronzing Inoculations
Naples, FL Tree Service with TCIA National Accreditation
Lethal Bronzing Symptoms
LETHAL BRONZING TREATMENT
Call for a free evaluation & receive an estimate for quarterly inoculations of susceptible palms. If above symptoms are found on susceptible palms, we can provide a proposal for removal and provide inoculation services to other palms.
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CAUSE OF LETHAL BRONZING
The cause of Lethal Bronzing a bacteria-like organism called a phytoplasma. Phytoplasmas are not yet well understood but, like bacteria, they can be controlled with preventative inoculations that Signature Tree Care offers.
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SPREAD OF THE DISEASE
The Lethal Bronzing micro-organism is spread by an insect, called the Planthopper (myndus crudus) that is believed to be transported via plants and sod from areas across the state where its presence is established.
WHAT TO DO FOR LETHAL BRONZING
There is to date no cure for Lethal Bronzing, only prevention.
Arborist consultation with early detection by lab test results and or definitive signs and symptoms to diagnosis is good management. Removing the host plant immediately is necessary and prevention by inoculation programs are best management practices to combat Lethal Bronzing. Signature Tree Care also recommends planting disease resistant palms if palms are to be replaced.
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