Tree Care Resources For South Florida

Pests & Diseases

Tree inspections for palms like this stand of tall palms reaching up to the blue sky are important for tree vitality and health.

Tree Inspections in South Florida: Vital for Their Health

September 21, 2023
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Discover the hidden dangers lurking in your trees! Find out why tree inspections are crucial for a healthy and pest-free South Florida landscape. Don’t miss out!

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Symptoms of cycad aulacaspis scale on a palm in Florida.

Sago Palm Looking Sick? It May Be Cycad Aulacaspis Scale

July 6, 2023
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If your sago palm is looking sick, a microscopic insect known as the cycad aulacaspis scale may be to blame. If your palm becomes infested with this insect pest, it can kill it within a year. Learn how to spot and stop cycad aulacaspis scale on your South Florida palms in this article.

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A single red-eyed whitefly with long antennae sits on a veiny green leaf.

Controlling Whiteflies in Your South Florida Landscape

June 27, 2023
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Whiteflies are a common insect pest in South Florida that attack your trees, shrubs, and plants and are known to spread several viral diseases among Florida’s crops. Whiteflies are responsible for over $500 million in crop losses in Florida annually and are capable of extensive plant damage for homeowners – especially if they go untreated.…

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A wilted Canary Island date palm infected by red palm weevil.

What’s Wrong With My Palm Tree?

April 27, 2022
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Palms are generally easy to care for but can still suffer from pests, diseases, and environmental issues. Knowing how to spot these issues and what to do about them can mean the difference between healthy palms and unsightly, dying palms that need to be removed.

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Girdling roots wrapping over and around the main structural roots of a tree

Fixing Girdling Roots Before Planting A Tree

May 17, 2021
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Girdling roots are often found on new trees. Learn how to identify and fix this before planting your tree to avoid long-term problems.

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A Sherlock Tree crew member inspects palm trees from a bucket truck.

Dying Palm Trees: FAQs on Lethal Bronzing & Lethal Yellowing

April 27, 2021
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If you’ve been told or suspect that your palm has lethal bronzing or lethal yellowing disease, what does that mean? What caused it? Is your palm tree dying? Can either disease be prevented?  We answer those questions and more about these deadly diseases that kill palm trees in South Florida.

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