Throughout the UK, there has been a significant increase in the number of reported tree pests and diseases.
These pests and diseases, if not dealt with correctly, may turn into epidemics and cause considerable losses to our precious tree stocks. Unfortunately, now these diseases are present, it’s improbable we will ever eradicate them.
With that said, it’s vitally important we identify and deal with these threats before they spread and cause further damage.
Our knowledgable arborists keep up to date with current developments regarding tree pests and diseases including outbreaks and treatment methods.
So if you’re concerned for the health of a tree or suspect it may have fallen victim to a pest or disease, contact us today. We’ll help identify the problem and advise on the best course of action.
Here is a shortlist of the most commonly reported pests and diseases affecting our trees:
Ash Tree Dieback
Horse Chestnut bleeding canker
Horse Chestnut Leaf Miner
Massaria disease of plane trees
Asian Long Horn Beetle
You can visit the Forestry Research Website for the latest news and more information regarding the UK’s Tree Pests and Diseases.