Archive for the Arborist Category


A homeowner’s best bet is to hire a state-licensed tree care service in Sacramento staffed with arborists certified by the International Society of Arboriculture (ISA).

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Acorn Arboricultural Services is expanding its Sacramento tree care business to better serve the Capitol region

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Where are the roots of my tree?

Many people envision a large, branching taproot growing deep into the soil. Actually, taproots are very uncommon in mature trees. If taproots do develop, they usually will be forced into horizontal growth when they encounter hard sub soils beneath the surface. Much of the root systems of […]

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Type of Pruning Depends on Age of Tree

Pruning is the single best investment a property owner or community can make to ensure the survival and lengthen the life span of their trees. Older trees require more consideration before pruning; you need to take into account both the tree’s health and its stage in life. […]

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Select the right tree for each location

Selection of trees depends on the desired effect and the purpose trees will satisfy in the landscape. Will the attract birds to the area? Shade a patio? Screen an unsightly view? Enhance the view of the home? Identify an entrance or exit? Trees should provide contrast and […]

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When a tree is planted should it be staked?

When a tree is planted should it be staked? Although it is sometimes necessary to stake trees to keep them upright and allow establishment, there are some adverse effects of staking.  Allowing a small amount of movement can help root and trunk development. Of course, the worst […]

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Hackberry Woolly Aphid Infestation

A hackberry woolly aphid, sometimes called Asian woolly hackberry aphid, was discovered in California in 2002. It infests hackberry, especially Chinese Hackberry, throughout the state. This aphid was accidentally introduced into the United States in the late 1990s and also occurs from Florida to Texas and northward […]

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Treating Tree Diseases

Treating Tree Diseases Trees, shrubs and other ornamental plantings represent a sizable investment and asset to most homeowners.  Keeping trees, shrubs and other woody plants healthy is the job of professional arborist.  Deciding when to use fungicides and other plant health improvement techniques should be left to […]

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How to Protect Yourself When Hiring a Tree Care Company

How to Protect Yourself When Hiring a Tree Care Company Hiring a company that says it does tree work has never been a problem for homeowners. Simply do a quick online search, make a few calls, and you have a company who says they can do the job […]

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Stop Topping Trees

Stop Topping Trees The practice known as “topping” – the lopping off of large parts of a tree – is the equivalent to amputation. Tree topping was considered for years to be the easiest and cheapest way to make mature trees safer and reduce their size. Whether […]

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Toxic Plants – The danger of Sago Palm in our Landscapes

The danger of Sago palm in our landscapes           Sago palms are not palm trees at all – these attractive, low-growing plants are actually cycads.  Sago palms are naturally found in tropical/subtropical environments; they are also ornamental bonsai houseplants. All parts of sago […]

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Tree Planting – Tree Planting in Fall in Sacramento

Tree Planting Fall is an excellent time for planting trees.  With appropriate care trees can be planted all year round, but the weather conditions in the fall promote good establishment with minimal follow up care.  Tree planting is a simple process that almost anybody can do.  Unfortunately, […]

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Acorn Arboricultural Services Inc. provides the Roseville, Placer County and greater Sacramento area with the highest quality tree care services available.
Our staff includes; I.S.A. Certified Arborists and Certified Tree Workers.
Our talented team has over 80 years combined experience in the tree care industry.

Tree Service areas include but are not limited to the following cities:
Roseville CA
Rocklin CA
Citrus Heights CA
Antelope CA
Granite Bay CA
Sacramento CA
Orangevale CA
Fair Oaks CA
Mcclellan CA
North Highlands CA
Loomis CA
Carmichael CA
Folsom CA
Elverta CA
Penryn CA
Rio Linda CA
Rancho Cordova CA
Lincoln CA
Represa CA
Newcastle CA
El Dorado Hills CA
Mather CA
Pleasant Grove CA
Auburn CA
Nicolaus CA
West Sacramento CA
Elk Grove CA

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