Joburg trees are currently facing a huge threat from an invasive beetle, the Shothole Borer.
If you identify any of the Please send photographs of symptoms, GPS coordinates or a street address, tree species and your contact details to email@example.com
Signs of Infestation
Different trees may react differently;
- wilted or missing leaves
- dead or dying branches
- tiny randomly spaced holes in the bark (the size of a pen tip)
- these holes may have staining around them
- or rings of white powder (known as sugar volcanos)
- or gummy like blobs oozing out of the holes.
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