Posted: March 24, 2020

In this Click2 Houston article, Ted Sonnier of Davey's South Houston office, talks about this year's early spring tree pollination season.

Spring has officially sprung, but if it went by pollen counts then we started our spring six weeks ago! Understanding just what is going on is important and pretty simple: for most trees, the male trees pollinate and female trees produce fruit, the pollen being transported from plant to plant by wind or bees or butterflies or the lawn guy’s leaf blower!

Apparently, we like to plant a lot of male trees (less clean up) and so we have a lot of pollen, especially from all of our oaks and pines. One solution in the fight against pollen is to plant trees that don’t produce pollen in the first place: female trees! Like a nice peach tree:

To read more, click here.

Established in 1880 and headquartered in Kent, Ohio, The Davey Tree Expert Company provides research-driven tree services, grounds maintenance and environmental consulting for residential, utility, commercial and environmental partners in the U.S. and Canada. Davey Tree is the eighth largest employee-owned company in the U.S. with over 11,000 employees. Become part of the Davey legacy and apply today  

Other News Posts

DSC01069
Davey In The News

Weathering the storm: Experts share tips on how to protect vulnerable trees from damage

In this Palo Alto online article, Dr. Thomas Whitney, technical adviser within the Davey Institute, talks about protecting trees from storm damage.
Read More
Kraker
Davey In The News

Tennessee bushes, trees hit hard by frost damage at homes and the Nashville Zoo

In this News Channel 5 Nashville segment, Rob Kraker from Davey’s Southeast Nashville office talks about what to do with frost damaged trees.
Read More

Get In Touch With Us!

We pride ourselves at Davey Tree on providing prompt, professional and personalized service from certified arborists that live, work and engage in your community. Contact one of our Davey Tree specialists for your residential, commercial, utility, or environmental needs.

Let's Find What
You're Looking For!

Davey uses cookies to make your experience a great one by providing us analytics so we can offer you the most relevant content. By continuing to use this site, you accept our use of cookies. View our Privacy Policy for more information.