An incurable plant disease called Huanglongbing (HLB) that infects and kills all types of citrus trees has been found in residential citrus trees in Santa Ana.
HLB has no cure and is spread by a small pest called the Asian citrus psyllid as it feeds on leaves and stems of citrus trees. Once a tree is infected, it will die and must be removed. The best way to protect citrus trees from the disease is to prevent the spread of the psyllid. Continue reading