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Hurricane Irma's Legacy: Check for Zombie Trees in Your Florida Yard

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

 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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