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Phytophthora Treatment in Grapevine, TX.

Phytophthora (Greek meaning "plant destroyer") is a tree disease that decimates the root structure of trees. Arbor care professionals in Grapevine are continuously encountering this lethal fungal water mold pathogen that reproduces rapidly in wet conditions and moist soil. Cool, rainy spring weather initiates rapid reproduction of the fungal spores and it quickly infiltrates the root systems of all trees in the residential habitat. Its early visible symptoms deceive the homeowner into thinking the that tree needs water, but the opposite is true. It is urgent to contact a tree care specialist immediately when your prized tree is appearing to be weak and sick! Phytophthora Treatment in Grapevine, TX, call (817) 968-1441 for an Texas Root Rot diagnosing!


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Diagnosing Phytophthora Disease

Diagnostic testing by the experienced plant pathologist involves examining the tree, its root structure, and the habitat grounds to complete the tree evaluation report. Trees prematurely defoliate, develop cankers and peeling bark reveals discolored inner wood. The root structure will be laboratory tested for dead or obviously damaged areas. Standing water within the residential outdoor environment aids this pathogen in reproducing. The Grapevine tree doctor will review the specifics of the diagnosis report and determine the mandatory treatment required and customize the unique maintenance plan necessary to stop this root destroyer.

Treatment Of Phytophthora

It is nearly impossible to stop the damage phytophthora inflicts once it's infested the tree; therefore, preventative measures are the best defense! Deep root fertilization applied by the certified arborist who will provide a one year warranty on any treatment maintains a strong root structure and keeps the tree's health robust. Preventing soil compaction due to construction activities and ensuring proper drainage throughout the grounds by adding gravel, mulch and elevating plant bedding areas reduces phytophthora reproduction. To prevent Phytophthora from destroying your prized trees and ravaging your residential grounds, entrust their care to the best arborist in Grapevine who will eliminate your fears and concerns! If you have Phytophthora on your property, call (817) 968-1441 for a free consultation from a certified arborist in Grapevine, TX.

Updated on January 9, 2019, at 11:40 AM by Arbor Care Experts of Grapevine.

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