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Minor Pests of Fraser Fir Christmas Trees

By: Jill Sidebottom, Jamie Bookwalter Christmas Tree Notes

This factsheet about Fraser fir pests covers white pine cone beetles, bagworms, gypsy moths, Botrytis shoot blight, sooty molds, fern/fir rust, Rhizosphaera needlecast, Annosum root and butt rot, Rosellinia blight, Nectria canker, Armillaria, and Phomopsis.

Spruce Spider Mite on Fraser Fir

By: Jill Sidebottom, Jamie Bookwalter Christmas Tree Notes

This publication describes scouting for and controlling the spruce spider mite, an insect that causes yellow spots on needles of Fraser firs.

Rosette Bud Mite on Fraser Fir

By: Jill Sidebottom, Jamie Bookwalter Christmas Tree Notes

This publication describes the control of the rosette bud mite, a mite that destroys the buds of Fraser firs resulting in holes in the canopy, flat sides, weak bottoms and uneven and/or light density.