In this WHYY article, Jason Parker from Davey's North Philadelphia office shares the importance of winter tree care.

Posted: November 30, 2023

Arborists are encouraging homeowners to prepare their trees for winter storms, heavy snow, and ice, which can damage trees if they have weak structures.Snow covered tree with no leaves and a bush with snow covered needles sit in a snowy yard

Jason Parker, an arborist at the Davey Tree Expert Company, said there’s a lot of risks when it comes to trees in the winter.

“The biggest ones typically are going to be storm-related. Snow and ice buildup on softer trees can lead to breakage,” he said. “Sometimes, saturated soils can lead to complete tree failure and uprooting.”

To read more of Jason's winter tree care recommendations, click here.

For more information, contact the North Philadelphia Davey office.

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