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Why are the branches on my trees dying?

When your tree has branches dying, broken twigs or branches falling then the tree most likely has been invaded by a tree disease. Contact an experienced tree company and request a complimentary consultation. The experienced plant pathologist will evaluate the tree’s health status and provide a diagnosis report. It is always best to enlist the services of a tree care specialist when you are in doubt as to the health of your trees.

What is causing the dead branches and branches falling off?

There are numerous serious tree diseases that are common in Fort Worth and the DFW metroplex. The two stated below are incurable and inflict severe damage to trees.

Ganoderma: Tree care experts consider Ganoderma to be the most devastating fungal plague that infects trees. It not only can swiftly obliterate a single tree but spreads rapidly throughout the entire outdoor grounds and residential neighborhood. Ganoderma destroys the tree from the inside out; therefore, it is often known as heart rot. Large mushroom-shaped structures appear at the tree’s baseline and the tree will manifest premature defoliation and dead branches. A severely infected tree can literally fall over and threaten life and property. Call an arborist that treats sick trees immediately if you sense you have a sick tree or observe any of the above-stated indications of this lethal tree disease.

Sudden Oak Death: Thinning foliage, dead branches, and branches falling are indicative of this lethal fungal pathogen. Sudden oak death (SOD) is spreading rapidly throughout Fort Worth and is increasing in devastating numbers. It thrives in cool, rainy Texas spring weather and spreads swiftly via wind and splashing rain. Unfortunately, once advanced stages of sudden oak death disease begin to visibly manifest it is often too late to save the tree. Contact a tree doctor promptly if your stately shade trees are declining in health or your tree branches are dying.

What should I do if my tree can’t be saved or is dead?

A professional tree removal company must immediately remove and destroy all dead or diseased trees, tree stumps, and ground debris from your outdoor environment. Tree removal and land clearing is dangerous and should only be entrusted to experienced tree removal experts. The tree removal professionals are bonded and insured for your protection and use state-of-the-art equipment. The infectious spores will be eliminated from your outdoor grounds and the health of your remaining trees will be protected.

How do I protect my trees?

Always take proactive measures and entrust the care of your residential outdoor environment to the best arborist in Fort Worth, Texas. Your trees add value to your property and guarding their health is important. Certified arborists have years of arbor care experience, training and have extensive knowledge of the diseases that are common in our area.

Regularly-scheduled pruning by a tree pruning service using sanitized tools eliminates infected branches and prevents the infection from spreading throughout the tree’s vascular structure. Tree limbs need proper sunlight and sufficient air flow and regular pruning will ensure they receive these.

Entrust arbor care experts to direct and oversee the care of your outdoor grounds and the planting of decorative plants. Accidental wounds can damage your trees and can be caused by mowers, weed trimmers and shovels. Arbor care professionals will see to it that unintentional wounding does not cause your trees to become weak and vulnerable to infectious agents.

Deep root fertilization is a key tree health care treatment. A highly-skilled tree expert injects under pressure the liquid nutrients the tree requires directly into its root zone. Soil aeration occurs from the injected oxygen. Trees that receive this important treatment annually are 95% more disease-resistant and their root structures thrive.

Arbor care professionals will customize a continual tree and plant health care maintenance program exclusively for you. You will be eliminated of the stress and concern of maintaining the health of your trees and you will have peace of mind in knowing that the tree care specialists will ensure that your residence and trees always are healthy, well and beautiful.

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