Local Tree Pests & Diseases

Tree Pest & Disease Information


Many insects and diseases can cause harm to trees. Normally, a tree is weakened by another factor, which reduces its ability to resist infection / infestation. By planting a diverse range of native or disease-resistant tree species, people can help to slow the spread of pest and disease problems in Edmond.

Avoiding Tree Stress


Avoiding unnecessary stress in trees is one of the best ways to reduce susceptibility to pests and diseases. View the How to Keep a Tree Healthy page for more information.

Common Pest & Disease Problems


Common Tree Pests and Diseases in Edmond include pine wilt / pinewood nematode. View the Pine Wilt / Pinewood Nematode document for details.

More Information

For information about diagnosing a tree health problem, view the Insect and Disease Problems article at the International Society of Arboriculture website. To request information about a specific local tree pest or disease problem, contact Urban Forestry at (405) 359-4799.