Disease affecting kauri trees. Symptomatic trees exhibit root and collar rot, resin-exuding lesions, severe chlorosis, canopy thinning and mortality.
To help protect our environment:
Capable of infecting and causing mortality in kauri trees of any age, in the wild as well as planted trees. Also known to be able to colonise some other plant species.
Fatal to kauri of all ages. Has the potential to cause functional extinction of kauri, with major consequences for other plants and animals that depend on kauri.
Always clean your footwear and equipment before and after visiting forests, offshore islands or any other natural ecosystems. Even a pinhead-sized amount of soil can spread kauri dieback.
Always stay on the marked track (keep your dog on a leash in kauri forests), avoid walking on kauri roots, and respect any track closures.
CAUTION: When using any herbicide or pesticide please read the label thoroughly to ensure that all instructions and safety requirements are followed.