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Posted by dirtyfingers75 zone 5/6 MO. (My Page) on
Tue, May 3, 05 at 21:18

please help me. i have two large bradford pear trees. i have noticed small holes on the trunks of the trees. these holes go around the trunk of the tree, but i have not found any sawdust at the base of the tree. I have noticed now that the leaves are starting the curl. what is the problem. i have sprayed with malathan once. please help me save these trees.

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RE: trees.

The problem you described sounds like sapsucker damage, if thats the case Malathion will be ineffective. See link before doing anything else.

Here is a link that might be useful: Continuing Bradford Pear Saga

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