Things to look out for when identifying Ash Dieback

Posted on August 08, 2016

  • Wilting leaves with black or brown discolouration
  • Small lesions on the bark and underneath the bark lesions the wood will have turned a brownish-grey colour.
  • In late summer and early autumn tiny fungi will be found on the leaf stalks in damp areas

If you believe that you have identified Ash Dieback in ash trees, please report it immediately to the appropriate authority.

Contact the Food and Environment Research Agency on 01904 465625 or the Forestry Commission on 0131 314 6414.

For more information and pictures of Ash Dieback we recommend viewing: 


If you have any questions, concerns or require an arborist to check your trees, do not hesitate in contacting us:

Paul Wright – Teign Trees:

01626773499 or 07815837424