Proactive Tree Care

During a season with high rainfall, proactive tree care becomes even more important due to several reasons:

1. Increased Growth: High levels of rainfall provide trees with ample moisture and nutrients, leading to accelerated growth. This rapid growth can result in denser foliage and heavier branches, increasing the overall weight of the tree.

2. Weakened Root Systems: Excessive rainfall can saturate the soil, leading to waterlogged conditions. This can hinder the tree's ability to absorb oxygen and weaken its root system. Weakened roots are more prone to failure and can compromise the stability of the tree.

3. Soil Erosion: Heavy rainfall can cause soil erosion, particularly in areas with slopes or inadequate ground cover. Eroded soil can expose tree roots, making them vulnerable to damage and increasing the risk of toppling.

4. Increased Disease and Pest Activity: Moist conditions created by high rainfall can promote the growth of fungi, bacteria, and pests that can harm trees. Fungal infections, such as root rot or leaf diseases, can weaken the tree's health and structure.

By conducting proactive tree care measures such as regular pruning, inspecting for signs of disease or pest infestation, and ensuring proper drainage, we can mitigate the risks associated with high rainfall. This helps maintain the structural integrity of trees and reduces the likelihood of tree failure and breakage during such seasons.

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541 W. Capitol Expy. #287

San Jose, CA 95136

Phone: 408-836-9147


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