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WSU Puyallup Ornamental Plant Pathology

Damage from 2012 ice storm

Elm tree with broken branches from ice damageThe ice storm of January 2012 in western Washington provided a unique opportunity to examine the severity of ice damage to the elm cultivars in this trial. The trees were between 5 – 7 years old.

Elm trial ice damage data

See the range of damage in these photos