Category Archives: Tree Health

Tree management for all seasons

Of course we tend to think more about the risks and dangers that our trees provide during the winter season but with average temperatures of 17c for the South East of England predicted for the next few weeks and set to fall further in the coming months our thoughts are starting to turn to the…
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Tree Health: Acute Oak Decline (AOD)

Acute Oak Decline (AOD) is a condition known to be affecting several thousand oak trees, mostly across East Anglia, the Midlands and Southern England as far west as Somerset. It affects both of Great Britain's native oak species: Pedunculate Oak (Quercus Robur) and Sessile Oak (Quercus Petraea); as well as other species of oak. How…
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Tree Health: Horse Chestnut Leaf Miner (Cameraria Ohridella)

Horse chestnut leaf miner (Cameraria Ohridella) is a moth pest which lives in horse chestnut trees.  It was first reported the UK in the early part of the 21st century, and it has spread to nearly all parts of England and Wales since then.  (Scotland had one confirmed sighting by 2014.) The moth’s caterpillars eat…
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