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Deep Watering by Mayer Tree
When the heat kicks up, stressed trees are more likely to be susceptible to insects, like bronze birch borer on the paper birch pictured below, and diseases such as leaf spot and anthracnose. Are you seeing drought stress? Get in touch ASAP to see if you need to Deep Water.
Sign #1 YOU NEED DEEP WATERING:
early Fall Colors
We’ve all heard “Christmas in July” but you don’t want to see “Autumn in July” because that’s a tell tale sign your trees are witnessing drought stress.
Sign #2 YOU NEED DEEP WATERING:
At this point, the leaves will begin to droop — water simply cannot get up from the roots fast enough.
Sign #3 YOU NEED DEEP WATERING:
Typically when the weather is hot and dry for long durations (we’re talking higher than 85 degrees), the bark on your trunks will start to splinter–spelling bad news.
Sign #4 YOU NEED DEEP WATERING:
Bronze Birch Borer Staining
This an example of an opportunistic wood-boring insect attracted to drought-stressed trees. These can be devastating once they become established.