In this WDBO (News 96.5) segment, Adam Jackson of Davey's Orlando, Florida, office details the long-term damage of Hurricane Irma on Florida's trees. Even a year after the storm, Jackson encourages people to look for these signs of damage.
Posted: September 13, 2018
ORLANDO, Fla. - They may look alive, but they are dead.
Called “zombie trees,” they are only now starting to make apparent their conditions and a local arborist recommends property owners follow up by trimming or cutting them down.
If not, the next storm could turn these dead trees into a big hazard.
The signs of a damaged tree include black areas where the branches meet, where you might also see some oozing, explains Adam Jackson of Davey Tree.
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