Tiny white bugs, peeling bark.

SarabethersSeptember 1, 2012

So, bark is still peeling off of my maple. Extension Agent says it's a borer, but today when I peeled off some rotten wood--tiny white/gray bugs scurried away.

I have been googling for an hour, can't find anything similar...any ideas/??

I think my tree is toast.

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jean001a(Portland OR 7b)

Tiny things may be secondary.
Did you take samples of both original damage and tiny things to Extension person? If not, please do.

    Bookmark   September 2, 2012 at 12:24PM
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jean001a(Portland OR 7b)

Is this a continuation of your thread at http://forums.gardenweb.com/forums/load/maple/msg0818082517779.html?2

If so, please keep all the info there.

If it is, the tiny white things are likely normal -- many critters live under loose bark.

Here is a link that might be useful: your original thread?

    Bookmark   September 2, 2012 at 12:27PM
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