Bleeding Horse Chestnut Cankers
Symptoms for Bleeding Horse Chestnut Cankers:
Bleeding Horse Chestnut Cankers has occasional bleeding areas on scaffold branches
It contains extensive bleeding areas on tree stems
This disease usually draws itself out during mild winters and wet springs which makes symptoms worse
About Bleeding Horse Chestnut Cankers:
Bleeding canker is a disease that affects horse chestnut trees, it was first reported in Britain in the 1970’s. It was recognised in the USA much earlier in the 1900’s. Symptoms of the disease were associated with 2 types of pathogens. Today, diseases around the UK spread much more dramatically than previous years. In 2000, only 4 cases were reported but this rose to nearly half of the horse chestnut trees in 2007 in Britain showed some degree of symptoms.