ID

430-210 (SPES-307P)

Authors as Published

Authored by Bonnie Appleton, Extension Specialist, Hampton Roads AREC and reviewed by David Close, Consumer Horticulture and Master Gardener Specialist, School of Plant and Environmental Sciences, Virginia Tech

Few residential trees die of “old age.” Mechanical damage and improper tree care kill more trees than any insects or diseases. Avoid making the tree-damaging mistakes shown in the diagram below. Few of these items alone would kill a tree, but multiple problems will certainly stress, and could eventually kill, a tree.


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Publication Date

March 9, 2021