Trees, just like any other plant will go through phases and then eventually die. It’s important to have proper tree removal done for the integrity of your landscape. It can be hard to determine when tree health is on the downhill slope. Here are the top signs your tree is in bad health.
- No Leaves – It’s well known that trees go through cycles, as they lose their leaves every fall and regrow in the spring. However, if you notice that as your tree’s leaves begin to regrow, they are looking sparser than in years past, the tree health may be on the downhill. This could be a sign that a tree removal may be necessary in the future.
- Dead Branches – Branches that look like they are decaying with fungi and are slowly starting to break away is a sign that your tree may need to be removed.
- Bark – Just like any other living organism, a tree’s skin can be a direct sign of its health. If your tree’s bark is starting to shed or is suffering from gouges and cracks, there is cause for concern. To determine the health of your bark and tree, you can conduct a scratch test by simply peeling back the bark. If underneath the bark, the tree is green, your tree is alive, but if the tree is brown, the tree is dying.
We hope these signs can help you identify the status of tree health. If you have any question regarding tree health, or any of the services we provide, please contact us at Hudson Tree Services today!