Oak Wilt Prevention

What can I do to protect my trees from oak wilt?

Here are the most important steps you can take to protect your oaks:
  • Paint all wounds on oaks immediately.
  • Prune when the risk is low:
    • Freeze for your trees, or
    • Sweat for your shade.
    • Never prune February through June!
  • Destroy infected red oaks before they make spores.
  • Beware oak wilt-infected firewood.
Read some oak wilt prevention tips.