Where does it hurt?
Is the tree losing leaves?
Are there insects or “sticky sap” on the leaves?
Are the leaves yellowing?
Are there brown spots or holes on the leaves?
Often these issues are related to pests or disease being present on your trees.
Too much water or too little water can also cause a tree to be stressed. Stressed trees are more susceptible to attacks by insects and disease.
American Arborists’ Certified Arborists can identify your specific tree problem and recommend a course of action to improve your trees health and longevity.
Are there dead or broken branches?
Do the limbs seem excessively long and heavy?
Are limbs hitting buildings or structures?
Is there a potential hazard in your tree?
American Arborists’pruning service can correct these issues with industry standard ANSI A300 pruning procedures. Crown thinning, raising, and/or weight reduction may be prescribed to achieve peace of mind and the long term health of your trees. Hazard pruning may also include the installation of cables and braces to help mitigate the risk of tree failure. A hazard assessment is critical to understanding potential liabilities that may be present.
Storms or excessive growth can cause trees to split or crack resulting in possible damage to property and life. Trees in this situation need to be remedied immediately. Our Arborists are available for emergency calls 24 hours a day every day!
Are there holes in the bark?
Are there cracks or splits in the trunk?
Is the bark peeling off the trunk or branches?
Is your tree excreting excess sap or showing signs of discoloration?
Many insects enter a tree’s system by boring into the tree’s bark and trunk causing irreparable damage. Stressed trees are often more susceptible to attacks by boring insects. The resulting compounded problem can result in tree decline, die back and even death. Contact us immediately if you suspect damage from boring insects or other pests, your trees life could depend on it.
Has your tree been planted too deep?
Has your tree had fill built up around it?
Is the ground around the tree compacted from heavy foot traffic?
Is the base being sprayed by irrigation?
Has there been recent construction activity under the tree canopy?
The majority of tree roots are only 18″ deep. Construction, compaction, landscaping and irrigation can have detrimental effects on a trees health. A proactive effort should be made to preserve your trees prior to any disturbance around your trees root system.
Roots / Soil
Do you have poor soil conditions?
Are your trees suffocating from a lack of oxygen and poor drainage?
Did you know that most tree problems are due to poor soil conditions?
Soil and root conditions are the most important areas of a trees health and most tree problems are due to poor soil conditions and improper root development.
American Arborists will help you insure that your trees are receiving the natural micro organisms’, humates, and oxygen they need to survive in their environment.