Weeping Cherry Trees

Weeping Cherry


Herd added on June 15, 2016 | Answered

Our weeping cherry has tiny black ladybird like beetles in clusters on the tips of the leaves and the branches are now developing jelly like masses on them. What do you think this may be?


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Downtoearthdigs
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
Answered on June 16, 2016

It sounds like your tree is suffering from a Canker. You can control the spread of this disease by pruning.
The black insects are likely Black Aphids.
Here are some articles that will help you with these issues.

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/disease/weeping-amber-in-trees.htm
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/trees/weeping-cherry/weeping-cherry-growing-tips.htm
http://digitalcommons.usu.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1400&context=extension_histall

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