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Drought stressed trees

Save your trees, if the trees are allready in a stressed condition you may need to call us.

cedar www.treecare-woodlands.comAlphacorps procides tree care in Houston indlucinding deep root feeding, tree spraying for pests, diagnosis and treatment of disease. Dont cut a sick tree because a tree services say you should call a specialist to look at it. We provide care in Houston, the woodlands, spring, lake conroe , and the champions.

Tree maintenance procedures that can significantly increase a tree’s chance of making it through drought periods:

 


 Mulch around your trees with  2 to 4 inches of organic mulch tto retain moisture.

 
 Use wood chips, shredded bark, We only uses hard wood bark or cedar, Using pine can change the Ph or evergreen needles as mulch –

 Avoid placing concrete or rock around the tree.


keep the mulch 6” from the trunk of the tree.


Let a professional  fertilize a tree that is under drought stress. We provide service Tree care in Houston tx. Kingwood, the champions, the woodlands.

Salts in fertilizer may burn roots when there is not sufficient water. dont let landscapers fertilize they dont have the proper equipment.  Fertilizers may also stimulate top growth resulting in too much leaf area on the plant for the root system to maintain during periods of limited soil moisture.


 Keep your trees healthy and pest free your tree doctor can apply pesticides designed for trees to keep the boring insects out of them. boring insects in houston are a major problem during a drought.

 

Its best not to do constuction close to a trees stay at least 15 feeet to 30 feet away consult with your tree doctor before you build.

Postpone any construction activities planned near your tree to reduce impact to the trees’ roots. If your tree has any insect or disease problem that may be adding additional stress – treat them accordingly to reduce the overall stress to your trees.

 Symptoms of a drought stress tree?

 Symptoms of drought injury to trees may be seen suddenly or may take up to two years to be revealed.

 Drought symptoms on tree leaves include wilting, curling at the edges, and yellowing.
Deciduous leaves may  scorch, brown outside edges or browning between veins.  you may notice sagging leaves or slow growth.


 Evergreen needles may turn yellow, red or purple. They may also turn brown at the tips of the needles and browning may progress through the needle towards the twig.
 Often times, drought stress may not kill a tree outright, but set it up for more serious secondary insect and disease infestations in following years.

Note there are several diseases that may cause a tree to appears as a dought stricken tree you need a tree doctor to diagnosis the problem.

We provide tree care in Houston tx,  the Woodlands tx, Atascocita, Humble tx , Spring tx and Conroe tx , Magnolia tx area. Whether you have pine bark beetles, tree bores or spots on your leaves we can help.  

Tree doctors There are only one or two tree doctors in Houston. We provide treatments that are proprietary which means other tree doctors or tree arborists can not  provide and don't have access to our types of treatments.

While arborist's in Houston or the woodlands either spray a tree or do ground injections, but few of them have the ability to identify the cause of the trees declining health.

 

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