Tree disease found in West Kendall

April 4, 2011

This article was published in the Miami Herald on Friday, April 1, 2011. Click the link below to read the full article.

A tree disease new to Miami-Dade County has been found.  

It is called Laurel wilt, a disease of trees in the Laurel family such as redbay, swampbay, and avocado. Laurel wilt was recently confirmed on native swampbay trees between between Kendall Drive and Tamiami Trail along Krome Avenue.  Swampbay trees showing symptoms of laurel wilt have also been found in the Bird Road Recharge area, which is the area west of West Kendall.  Read more: http://www.miamiherald.com/2011/03/31/2143281/tree-disease-found-in-west-kendall.html##ixzz1IZ5uaV3G

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