Are your trees flowering, leafing out or showing buds just about ready to burst? Besides being a sure sign of Spring, buds and blossoms can tell you a lot about tree health. When a tree has poor bud development, something deeper is usually going on.
(pictured: Flowering Cherry in decline: At first glance, this tree looks perfect. A closer inspection shows little or no bloom at the branch tips, a key warning sign of health problems.)
You can check bud development on your trees. Here are the top five warning signs to look for:
Call us if you spot any of these problems! Your Giroud Arborist can evaluate the problem and determine if action is necessary.