10 Types of Live Christmas Trees – And Which One Is Best for Your Family
Tis’ the season of picking out Christmas Trees. Typically the center of holiday decorations, picking out the perfect Christmas tree can be stressful and confusing. So before you step onto a Christmas lot its best to do a little research to find out which Christmas tree is best suited for you and your family’s needs. Read on to get the scoop on 10 different types of live Christmas trees including firs, pines, spruces, and cypress’….
Yellowing Leaves – Interveinal Chlorosis
Are your leaves turning yellow? Since it’s too early in the year for leaves to begin changing color and falling, the yellowing of your tree’s leaves is most likely a sign of lack of micronutrients. Micronutrients are elements needed in small amounts to keep a tree healthy and promote growth/development. Micronutrients include iron, manganese, copper, zinc, molybdenum, and boron. Iron and Manganese are the two micronutrients that are commonly deficient in landscape trees and shrubs….
Phytophthora Root Rot
Phytophthora Root Rot is an extremely damaging and widespread fungus like organism that will rot away your trees/shrubs root system and eventually kill your tree if left untreated. In the worst cases, when left untreated trees can become structurally unsafe and uproot or snap possibly causing property damage and injury. On older plants may show symptoms for a season or more before death; however, younger plants can die within two weeks of showing symptoms. Because…