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Did Irma Leave "Zombie Trees" in Your Southwest Florida Yard?

In this ABC7 Southwest Florida segment, Rich Wiland of Davey's Naples, Florida, office describes warning signs that a tree that looked like it survived Hurricane Irma may actually be a "zombie." Wiland describes what that is and how to solve the problem below.

Posted: September 15, 2018

A "zombie tree" could be in your yard right now, and it could also be deadly.

Hurricane Irma not only wiped away thousands of trees in Southwest Florida, but it also damaged hundreds more and turned them into what some arborists are calling "zombies."

“After the storm, they didn’t look dead or weak, and then after a month or so went by you start to see them lose their candles," said Rich Wiland with Davey.

Click below to watch the video or here to keep reading.

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