One of the biggest threats to trees and plants is pests and diseases. The good news is these problems can often be successfully treated when detected early. At AKA Tree Service, we offer reliable pest and disease control for your trees and plant life. Our team has ten ISA-certified arborists who stay up-to-date on the latest pest and disease threats and industry-best solutions.
If you’re concerned about pests or diseases affecting your trees, good news – you’ve come to the right place. Give us a call today and get started with a treatment plan.
Common Southeast U.S.A. Tree Pests and Diseases
Trees and plants in our region are vulnerable to a variety of different diseases and pest threats. Here are some of the most common:
- Southern Pine Beetle (Dendroctonus frontalis)
- Dogwood Anthracnose (Discula destructive)
- Emerald Ash Borer (Agrilus planipennis)
- Oak Wilt (Ceratocystis fagacearum)
- Pecan Scab (Venturia effusa)
For more information on these threats to tree and plant life, check out our “Common Tree Pests and Diseases in the Southeast” page.
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What Does It Look Like When Trees Have Pests and Disease?
You should regularly inspect your trees for signs of pests or disease. Some common signs your tree may be infected or infested include:
- Yellowing or falling leaves or needles
- Spotted leaves
- Silk-like webs on branches
- Sunken cankers
- Holes where beetles have bored into the tree
- Blotches or blemishes on the tree
Tree Pest and Disease Control FAQs
Do you have a question about tree pests or diseases? See if we answer it in our FAQs, and if you’re still wondering, get in touch with us today!
Yes. If left untreated, an infected tree can rapidly spread pests or diseases to surrounding trees or plants. That’s why tree removal is often the best choice for trees that have severe infections or infestations: it lessens the likelihood of future spread.
Ensuring trees are healthy and receiving good sun, water, and fertilizer and are healing correctly after damage is the most important step in pest and disease management. Trees that are stressed, damaged, or lacking proper nutrients cannot fight off diseases or pests.
Yes, many pests and diseases are known to kill trees – especially if left untreated. Being proactive and treating infections early will help keep your tree healthy for years to come.
AKA Tree Service Pest and Disease Management Services
If your trees face threats from pests and diseases, AKA Tree Service is your trusted partner in tree pest and disease management. Our certified arborists employ proven techniques to tackle infestations and stop the spread of diseases. From bugs to fungi, we specialize in keeping your landscape green and beautiful!
Contact AKA Tree Service today to learn more about pest and disease management services!
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