The overall health of trees is based on lots of factors. In most cases though, health risks can be narrowed down to two categories which are Biotic (living) and (abiotic) non-living. Some unfortunate trees can be affected by both at the same time. The pests that make up the Biotic influences on a trees health are many. Although many things insects have the most to do with it they don’t. Most insects are just casual feeders that often help the tree. Below is a list of Biotic tree pests.
-Most plant diseases are caused by fungi and are linked with many different symptoms. Sometimes visible to the naked eye but usually only visible if grown artificially. Out specialists can test your area for any signs.
-Not commonly the cause of disease but has been linked with the widespread loss tree life. Not visible to the naked eye. We can take care of this problem with a few injections.
-Since they are technically not living organisms they cannot reproduce alone. This means they need a host cell to infect so it may commandeer that reproductive system. For this to f affect the tree it must already be in a weakened state.
All different kinds of mites can burrow in your trees and can also get in your home. This would be an unfortunate happening, especially if there’s an infestation. Have your area checked so you can rest assured this problem is no more.
The Abiotic or nonliving influences on a plant's health generally must do with the plant's growing conditions. Much of this must do with the quality of the soil the plant is growing in but there are many other factors. The following is a list of the non-living factors that can negatively impact the trees health.
Different chemicals in the ground can change the way your plants grow. Some chemicals like fertilizer help your plants thrive and kill weeds. Other chemicals from accidental spills or water contamination can kill your plants in weeks or even days. Therefore, you school check for any chemical contamination and call our specialists to check the state of your trees as well as clean up the chemicals
Soil health is the crux of a tree's health and can make the difference between a living and a dead tree. Our specialist can test your soil's acidity and alkaline levels. By doing so your plants will be living in the optimal conditions for growing. This can be a real game changer for people who want bigger, better looking trees. For more help with these types of tree services visit http://treeservicebellingham.com.
Soil compaction is not talked about enough while discussing a trees health. How compact the soil is can relate to how stressed out the tree is. Soil that is to compact can reduce the amount of water the tree receives. On the other side of the spectrum, soil that is too loose will not provide the stability for the roots to grow. If your not sure about the viability of your soil then give us a call today at 509-412-3558.