What begins as a small issue can turn into a major problem that threatens your property. Left unchecked, insects and tree diseases can quickly turn your tree and shrub assets into liabilities.
As a licensed, professional tree service, your local Davey team will periodically monitor your trees for some of these common signs of an infestation or disease thinning canopy, undersized or discolored leaves, sawdust-like material, and small holes in tree bark.
And these are just a few of the signs your arborists will look out for!
Once there is a diagnosis, your arborist will provide treatment and/or management options to restore your green assets back to good health.
Damage to tree leaves and stems is often the first sign of a bigger tree problem, possibly an insect infestation.
Signs of a tree pest will vary from tree to tree and the type of infestation.
While they might not kill the tree right away, they can cause extra stress on them, making it difficult to survive the extreme summer heat.
Pests and tree diseases are a problem nationwide, but certain areas are more susceptible to insects and diseases, like Emerald Ash Borer, than other regions.
Depending on the stage of infestation, it easily can be missed if your trees aren't regularly being monitored by a professional arborist.
Preventative tree care is key and can help catch these insects before an infestation occurs.
Hiring a certified arborist is important to control and prevent these threatening critters.
Signs of pests and diseases will vary from tree to tree.
One of the first visible signs will show on the leaves. Additional infestation symptoms will be visible on your tree bark, branches and twigs.
Here are a few warning signs to help determine whether your trees and shrubs are struggling due to a tree pest or disease.
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