By Margaret Bayne, OSU Extension Service Staff-retired, OSU Master Gardener
***Great Publication/book to add to your library: Abiotic Disorders of Landscape Plants; A Diagnostic Guide, Publication #3420, (University of California ANR) ISBN 1-879906-58-9. Learn the difference between sunburn injury, sunscald injury, thermal/high temperature injury and high light injury.
What Can We Learn from the ‘Pacific Northwest Heat Dome’ of 2021? (Nicole Bell, WSU) https://bit.ly/3MklELi
June 2021 heat impacts on trees explained. (Glen Ahrens, OSU) https://bit.ly/3sFx9oJ
What is a ‘heat dome’. (NOAA) https://bit.ly/3sFIhlx
How to care for heat-damaged plants. (Heather Stoven, OSU via Kym Pokorny, OSU) https://bit.ly/3PrUzrJ
Tips for gardening in extreme heat. (Erica Chernoh, OSU via Kym Pokorny, OSU) https://bit.ly/3Lh4TPP
Heat wave in the garden: how to identify and prevent heat stress in plants. (Nicole Sanchez, OSU) https://bit.ly/38yerZx
Environmental injury: Sunscald and Sunburn on Trees https://bit.ly/3wiAtbz
Rhododendron -Sunburn. PNW Disease Handbook https://bit.ly/3yEdwkX
Rhododendron -Leaf Scorch. PNW Disease Handbook https://bit.ly/38C6yCa
The Myth of Hot-Weather Watering “Watering plants on a hot sunny day will scorch their leaves”, (Dr. Linda Chalker-Scott, WSU) https://bit.ly/3wjNp0V
And/or search online:
1. Add “site:edu” to the search word or phrase, but omit the quotes.
2. If you search for sunburn, try “sunburn +plants site:edu” (omit the quote marks). (Doing so will help limit the number of references to sunburned people!)