Oak Wilt Symptoms in Susceptible Oaks

Oak WiltAll oaks can be infected by oak wilt. Some types of oaks are more susceptible than others. There are three groups of oaks, which range from highly susceptible to resistant to the disease:
  • Red Oaks are most susceptible to oak wilt (100% mortality)
  • Live Oaks are very susceptible (85% mortality)
  • White Oaks are often (not always) resistant, with occasional mortality
Click on the links above to learn more about oak wilt symptoms in each of the three types of oaks. Check out Know Your Hill Country Oaks for a handy identification sheet.