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Examples of Plants with Insect and Disease Tolerance

 

Scientific Name Common Name
General Disease and Insect Resistance:
Gymnocladus dioicus Kentucky Coffee Tree Insect free and disease free !!!
Ginkgo biloba Ginkgo Insect resistant in general
Betula nigra River Birch Resists birch borer
Juniperus chinensis pfitzeriana Pfitzer Juniper Resists red spider
Potentilla fruticosa 'Jackmanii' 'Gold Drop' Jackmanii and Gold Drop Potentilla
Philadelphus x virginalis Virginal Mockorange Resists insects and disease
P. virginalis 'Minnesota Snowflake' Minnesota Snowflake Mockorange Resists insects and disease
P. virginalis 'Dwarf Minnesota Snowflake' Dwarf Minnesota Snowflake Mockorange Resists insects and disease
Philadelphus coronarius 'Aureus' Golden Mockorange Resists insects and disease
Malus spp. Crabapples: 'Flame', 'Pink Spires', 'Sparkler', 'Spring Snow' Resists disease
Populus nigra 'Thevestina' Theves Poplar Resists disease
Potentilla fruticosa cultivars 'Jackman', 'Katherine Dykes', 'Mt. Everest', and 'Gold Drop' Potentillas Resists disease
Rosa rugosa Hardy Shrub Rose Resists disease
Resists Black Stem:
Berberis thunbergii Japanese Barberry
Berberis thunbergii atropurpurea nana Crimson Pygmy Barberry
Berberis koreana Korean Barberry
Berberis thunbergii erecta Truehedge Columnar Barberry
Resists Blight:
Juniperus sabina 'Arcadia' Arcadia Juniper
Juniperus chinensis 'Iowa' Iowa Juniper
Resists Cedar Rust:
Juniperus chinensis 'Fairview' Fairview Juniper
Resists Fireblight:
Sorbus alnifolia Korean Mountain Ash
Resists Rust:
Crataegus crus-galli inermis Thornless Cockspur Hawthorn
Crataegus oxyacantha 'Pauli' Paul's Scarlet Hawthorn
Populus deltoides 'Siouxland' Sioux Poplar
Resists Scab:
Malus species 'Pink Spires', 'Royalty', and 'Snow Drift' Crabapples

See Plant Selection for additional information.

Drawing of insects

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