Spreading via root grafts, it will vary depending on the size of the Oak Tree the larger the tree the larger the root system some large Oaks my have root systems that extend 300 feet. If you have further questions please contact one of our arborist to a consultation.
Well, the first thing you should do is consult an arborist, Oak Wilt is a very complicated disease and a qualified arborist will be able to help you walk through the process what needs to be done. Also, they will make sure you are able to mitigate your losses and keep the disease from spreading. If you have further questions please feel free to contact one of our arborist for a consultation.
It is not likely that pruning tools can spread the disease Ceratocystis Fagacearum ...Oak Wilt is an obligate parasite.... which means it needs a living host in order to reproduce and stay alive. Pruning hand saws and chainsaws do not create an environment favorable to keep an obligate parasite alive. If you have further questions please feel free to contact one of our arborist for a consultation