In this Dallas Observer article, Brian Cox from Davey's Dallas office shares what symptoms can appear in zombie trees.

Posted: November 03, 2023

Halloween is today, meaning we mortals must stay on high alert for blood-sucking vampires and curse-casting witches. But another genre of ghoul apparently doesn’t discriminate when it comes to its victims: Zombies have developed a taste for Texas trees.Fall images from the Davey nursery in Wooster.

Zombie trees are those that look alive but will probably die soon, said local arborist Brian Cox.

“Homeowners and property owners think they're just fine, but they're actually kind of the living dead,” said Cox, the district manager at the Dallas office of Davey Tree Expert Company.

Summer 2023 will forever be burned into our gourds thanks to its hotter-than-Hades temperatures. The hellish weather took a toll on people suffering from eco-anxiety, and trees across the state also clearly felt the heat.

To read more of Brian's information, click here.

For more information, contact the Dallas Davey office.

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