Get to Know Your Trees

In this TreeHugger story, a Davey Tree arborist cares for a 75-year-old magnolia tree while also helping the homeowner understand her trees' health better.

Posted: September 1, 2017

I've been thinking about trees recently (and not just because I work for TreeHugger). A magnificent magnolia on my property has become diseased this summer, infected with a white scale that covers the underside of every branch. Apparently, this scale houses an insect that feeds on the tree's sap and leaks honeydew onto the ground below.

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