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Have you noticed something wrong with your tree? Do you think there might not be well? Here is a quick guide on how to visually check your tree.
Base of the tree
Start by examining the roots. Are there signs of the ground heaving up, severed roots or signs of decay or fungi, such as mushrooms?
Then move up towards the tree trunk - just above the soil. Can you see any loose bark, cracks or deep slits or peeling? Inspect the rest of the trunk for signs of decay, such as signs of swelling, cavities, soft or decaying wood or small holes.
Finally, look up at the canopy, the upper layer of branches and leaves. Can you see any signs of:
Does the structure of your tree seem unstable? Perhaps it is time to remove your tree.
If you have any concerns about your tree and would like one of our qualified arborists to come and inspect your tree, just give us a call. We will advise you on what we think is the best treatment for the tree, or whether it would be better to have the tree removed.
Let us help you ensure the best care for your trees. Chelmsford Tree Surgeon is made up of a team of professional arborists that love working with trees all year round across Essex covering: Billericay, Chelmsford, Hatfield Peveral, Ingatestone, Maldon, Margaretting, Stock and surrounding areas.
Give us a call today on 01245 527 053.
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