What Are The Signs and Symptoms of Drought Stress

September 22, 2023
Sunny Crutchfield



Drought Stress

In this enlightening video, TreeNewal’s Wes Rivers and ArborJet’s Emmett Muennink discuss the complex relationship between trees, drought stress, and environmental conditions. Drawing from personal experiences and observations, the experts highlights the challenges faced in explaining the effects of drought stress on tree health to customers.

Through a detailed explanation, the expert describes how trees experiencing drought stress may exhibit symptoms such as discoloration, leaf drop, and a rapid progression towards death. The time frame for this process can be as short as a couple of weeks, emphasizing the urgency of addressing the issue promptly.

The video delves into the significance of environmental conditions, particularly the transition from a historic drought to an unexpectedly wet period. This sudden change creates a “perfect storm” for trees, as they struggle to adapt to the opposite extreme. The compromised root systems and immunocompromised state caused by the drought make them more susceptible to diseases, ultimately leading to their demise.

By sharing their own shift in approach, the expert highlights the importance of proactively addressing plant health. Rather than solely focusing on saving infected trees, the expert now emphasizes saving adjacent trees and educating customers on proper watering techniques.

This video serves as a cautionary tale, urging viewers to be proactive in caring for tree health. It emphasizes the need to stay ahead of plant health issues, as preventing problems is far easier than attempting to fix them after they have taken hold. The expert’s insights offer valuable lessons for the industry and underscore the importance of raising awareness among customers about the significance of proactive plant health care.

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Our team of ISA Certified Arborists is dedicated to providing comprehensive tree services that ensure the vitality of your trees. From maintaining and reviving newly planted and established trees to diagnosing and treating tree diseases, fungi, and pests, we have you covered.

We specialize in proper tree diagnosis and offer tailored maintenance and treatment plans to keep your trees thriving. Our experts apply top-quality fertilizer and soil conditioning products to enhance tree health from the roots up.

At TreeNewal, we understand that many trees suffer from improper planting practices. That’s why we offer specialized techniques such as air spading, root collar excavation, and vertical mulching to improve the longevity of your trees. Our goal is to create sustainable landscapes that stand the test of time.

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