Pine Bark Beetle

Bark Beetle Damage
Bark Beetle Damage
One of the most serious infestations of bark that can lead to the death of the tree is due vascular injury caused by the Pine Bark Beetle.

In order to treat and or prevent this disease its important to look for symptoms. Signs to look for are exit holes in bark left by adults, a reddish color type dust, and foliage that takes on a yellow color. A large majority of trees that become infested with this disease are those that have been made fragile by drought.