Yellow Dragon Disease: What Is It And How Does It Endanger Your Citrus Trees?
If you own several orange, grapefruit, or other types of fruit trees on your property, take steps to protect them from yellow dragon disease, also known as citrus greening disease and Huanglongbing. Yellow dragon disease is a devastating citrus fruit disease carried by infectious insects called Asian citrus psyllids. The pests infest your trees with a potent bacteria that destroy the fresh, baby leaves the trees produce each season. In most cases, it only takes about five years for the disease to kill your fruit trees.