The most significant effects of ball moss on landscape trees are cosmetic.
Copper-containing fungicides can kill ball moss. Kocid eLF, DF, and are copper-containing fungicides currently labeled for ball moss management on live oak and, in most cases, pecan trees. Fungicide should be applied in the spring (March and April) when ball moss is actively growing, and all label instructions must be followed carefully. Even though the ball moss may be killed, it will not immediately drop off the tree. Estimated Reading Time: 4 mins.
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It is considered a plant because it flowers and also produces seeds. It will commonly attach itself to not only trees Estimated Reading Time: 7 mins. Mar 03, To gain control, cut, scrape or pick the ball moss out. Prune out dead and/or weakened branches covered in moss. Some gardeners treat it with a Estimated Reading Time: 2 mins.
Mix up a mixture of baking soda and water. You will need 1/2 pound of baking soda for every one gallon of water. For example, if you use 10 gallons of water, you will need five pounds of baking soda. Put the mixture in a sprayer and spray all around areas of the tree where ball moss is located.