Other Common Problems

People often encounter various problems with their trees, which can impact the health, safety, and aesthetic value of the trees as well as the surrounding environment. Some common tree-related issues include:

Environmental Stressors: Our constantly changing weather stresses out our trees, especially if it’s a prolonged winter, summer or a drought. Resulting in stressed out trees which makes them more vulnerable to diseases and pests.

Disease and Pest Infestations: Trees can be susceptible to a range of diseases, such as fungal infections and bacterial diseases, as well as pest infestations like insects and mites. These issues can weaken trees, cause leaf damage, and even lead to tree death if not properly addressed.

Improper Pruning: Incorrect or excessive pruning can harm a tree’s structure and health. Over-pruning or improper cuts can create entry points for diseases and weaken the tree’s overall integrity.

Structural Problems: Trees with poor branch attachments or weak structures can pose safety hazards. Split branches, co-dominant stems, and other structural issues may lead to branch or even whole tree failure during storms. by maintaining regular trimming you can prevent these structural problems from occurring.

Root Issues: Compacted soil, poor drainage, or root damage due to construction can hinder a tree’s ability to absorb water and nutrients, leading to reduced growth and overall decline. Our Mycor fertilization helps to counteract this by creating a symbiotic relationship with the roots of the plants in your garden to increase their root’s surface area and absorb water and nutrients better.

Soil Health and Nutrient Deficiencies: Sadly the Utah valley lacks a lot of essential nutrients, which can negatively affect tree health and growth.

Improper Planting: Planting trees too deep, failing to provide proper mulching, or not providing adequate watering during establishment can impact a tree’s ability to thrive. Researching the specific needs of your tree before planting can help to prevent tragedy.

Lack of Maintenance: Neglecting regular tree care, such as pruning, watering, and mulching, can lead to gradual decline and reduced lifespan. Investing in regular tree care is an investment in your property value as high as 15%.

Wrong Tree Species: Choosing a tree species that is not well-suited to the local climate, soil, or environmental conditions can result in poor growth and increased vulnerability to issues. Our Arborists can recommend a dozen of trees well acclimated to Utah’s particular climate.

Consider giving us a call so we can schedule a free yard assessment in order for our arborist to properly diagnose your trees and recommend a  treatment plan.