Tree Diseases Diagnosis and Treatment

Broadleaf mistletoe infestation problems and information

Broadleaf mistletoe is an evergreen parasitic plant that grows on a number of landscape tree species in California. Some of the species include ash, alder, birch, box elder, cottonwood, locust, silver maple, walnut and zelkova. Broadleaf mistletoe is a flowering plant that produces small, sticky whitish berries attractive to birds.  The birds feed on and …

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What is an arborist?

In general, an arborist is a person who specializes in the care of individual trees.  Most often the term arborist is used to refer specifically to ISA Certified Arborists who have demonstrated a certain level of experience and knowledge in tree care by passing a comprehensive examination developed by the International Society of Arboriculture. To …

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