Trees can be affected by numerous pests and diseases, and some can have serious consequences for tree safety –

For example

Images in order:

Bark Damage - Bacterial Canker in Horse Chestnut; Blossom End Rot; Damage to Leaves - Chestnut Leaf Miner.

Woolley Aphid - Commonly found in Apple Trees, Pyrocanthas, Cotoneasters; Crown Dieback; Fungal Fruit Bodies (FFB).

  • Bacterial_Canker
  • Blossom_End_Rot
  • Chestnut_Leaf_Miner
  • Woolly_Aphid
  • crown_dieback
  • fungal_fruit_bodies


If you see these or similar you should seek advice from a qualified Arborist.