Mudcat Café message #2863132 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #126160   Message #2863132
Posted By: Janie
13-Mar-10 - 12:49 AM
Thread Name: BS: Gardening 2010
Subject: RE: BS: Gardening 2010
I forget, mouldy - where are you?

I am noticing that very few of the dogwoods in my yard have any flowerbuds on them this year. the tips where they occur look broken off.   Most of them are infected with Dogwood Anthracnose to some degree, and I have taken a couple of them down because of the extent of the disease, but I am not aware that it prevents bud formation. The tips where the buds should be are there, but no buds are evident on 3 of the trees, and are sparse on the others.

Any ideas?