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Five Signs That You Have A Tree That's Dying

by Fred Nelson

Trees add beauty and grace to any property. Plus, they are useful in removing pollutants and allergens from the air and in providing shade around your house. However, like all living things, trees are subject to stress, accidents, and disease. Some things like getting hit by lightening are obvious; others, such as being attacked by parasites like the emerald ash borer, are more subtle. It's important to keep an eye out for signs of disease and stress in your trees, so you can call a tree specialist to either treat the tree, if possible, or remove it before it falls and damages your home or out buildings.

Signs that your tree is dying

Sign #1: Your tree has fewer and fewer leaves each year. One of the surest signs that there's something wrong with your tree is a progressive lessening of leaves on its branches, or the development of completely bare branches, year after year.

Sign #2: The tree has fungi growing on its trunk. There are a number of large fungi that thrive on rotting and decomposing wood. Seeing these large mushroom-like organisms on the trunk of a tree is a sign that the inside of the tree is likely rotting.

Sign #3: The bark becomes brittle. Yet another sign of a dying tree is brittle bark that often comes off of the tree in chunks. Trees naturally shed their bark as they age and become larger, but a healthy tree will grow new bark to replace the old.

Sign #4: Your tree is leaning. A leaning tree could be a sign of root damage. A tree's roots extend roughly as far out as the tree is high. A deck or other renovation project well away from the tree could still be damaging to the roots. Without an adequate root system, the tree will essentially die of thirst.

Sign #5: You see deep cracks in your tree. Most trees have some kind of cracks. However, deep cracks or gashes are a sign that the tree has experienced some trauma. These stress points are very vulnerable to insects and disease.

No homeowner wants to learn that he or she has a tree that's not long for this world. However, keeping an eye out for subtle signs of trouble, such as a lack of leaves or bark that is falling off, will give you an opportunity to have the tree removed before it falls on its own, potentially causing damage to your home and property.

For more information, reach out to companies like R. L. Elliott Enterprises, Inc.