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