Archive for the Tree Care Category

A safer landscape is a phone call away

Hazardous trees pose a danger to people and property. When storms or high winds hit, limbs —and often whole trees — fall to the ground. “Many fatal accidents and millions in property damage can be averted if homeowners heed the warning signs of a hazardous tree,” explains […]

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BLUE GUM PSYLLID

BLUE GUM PSYLLID The blue gum psyllid, Ctenarytaina eucalypti, was first discovered in Monterey County, California in January 1991. Since the original find the psyllid has spread in a very short time throughout the California coastal area and into the central valley. The blue gum psyllid is […]

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Broadleaf Mistletoe in Landscape Trees

Broadleaf mistletoe (Phoradendron flavescens var. macrophyllum) is an evergreen parasitic plant that grows on a number of landscape tree species in California. Hosts of the parasite include ash, alder, birch, box elder, cottonwood, locust, silver maple, walnut, and zelkova. Other species of broadleaf mistletoe in California include […]

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Decay Can Cause Hazardous Defects in Trees

Tree failure is a major cause of residential property damage, as well as the leading cause of power outages nationwide. An ice storm can overload all the branches on a tree, a hurricane or high wind can blow down a tree if its roots are restricted, or […]

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CHOOSING THE BEST SACRAMENTO TREE CARE SERVICE

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 EXPANDS ITS SACRAMENTO TREE CARE SERVICES

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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Acorn Arboricultural Services Inc. provides the Roseville, Placer County and greater Sacramento area with the highest quality tree care services available.
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Our talented team has over 80 years combined experience in the tree care industry.

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