A lush green landscape with ornamental plants and trees is a necessity of any commercial complex. The busy work life nowadays makes corporate owners create an engaging environment around to keep their employees energized and productive. But within your landscape, having a dangerous or poised tree can be a big risk for your commercial property. Such trees not only create a danger to your commercial building but also impose risks on the lives of your employees. So, if you have a landscape blooming around your commercial complex with a significant number of trees, it is important to take a look at it to identify such hazardous trees and get the right step taken before it becomes a problem for your property.
Let's have a look at some useful and tactical ways that will help you in managing a dangerously poised tree in your landscape.
Inspect Your Landscape First
It is necessary to take some time to walk through your landscape and inspect every single tree there. If it has been a long time that you have taken a look at the trees, it is the right time as winter season has just arrived. So, analyze the condition of the trees of your landscape before the strong storms hit them. Check every single face of the trees as damaged or dying trees can impose a threat to people and the property. If you find that the branches of the trees are covering electricity cables and power lines, it is better to get those branches cut appropriately.
Check Dead or Broken Branches
A broken branch can fall and injure people while also making significant damage to your property. There may be instanced when tree branches are broken but are firmly attached to the tree. Such branches also need to be identified and removed. There might be branched that have dried out. Heavy wind can strike those branches making them get broken easily. Before they break, it is better you identify them and get removed yourself.
Identify Cavities in the Branches
Cavities might be there within the branches of trees. The cavities take place due to a neglected injury of a tree. Due to the negligence, these injuries take the form of hollow or cavity. Due to the cavities, the heartwood of the trees is exposed which is more vulnerable to the infections. Thus these cavities make a tree unhealthy and internally very weak. If there are trees in your landscape with such cavities, these need to be either treated if possible or removed before they fall their own.
Understanding the Signs
There are certain signs of a dying or poised tree that you need to check for while analyzing a tree's health. Those signs might include:
Fungus or Rot Grown
The growth of rot or fungus-like mushroom, basal resin, etc. on the bark or root of a tree is a sign of serious root disease. If you find such a tree in your landscape, you can conclude that it is in the process of being fragile or dead. If left untreated root disease keeps spreading for years and ultimately can make a tree to fall. So, it is important first to identify the level of root disease your tree is suffering. If it is beyond cure, the tree will need to be removed.
Leaves Getting Pale
If you find that leaves of any tree in your landscape are getting yellow even in the friendly season, it also implies that tree might have a root disease.
You might find some trees in your landscape with branches leaned towards the surface. This might be the sign of a weaker tree as it can't bear the burden of its branches. The leaned branches may break or fall in heavy winds. Hence, get such trees identified and cut the burdensome branches on time.
Another sign of an ailing tree is the exposed roots. If you find any tree that has roots coming out of the surface, it means tree if losing its grip on the surface and may fall eventually. This may be due to lack of moisture in the soil or may be within the tree.
Give A Call to the Arbor
Once you have identified the problematic trees, it is time to give a call to a professional arbor and get the trees assesses thoroughly. An arbor uses professional equipment to prune the branches of the trees. In addition to cutting, an arbor can also determine the level of ailment within a tree with adequate equipment. This assessment of the tree will help you decide the next step to be taken to manage the poised tree. It is always a good idea to occasional call a professional arbor to keep an eye on the landscape while also get the shrubs and trees trimmed properly. A good type of care provided to the trees can help to reduce the risk of damages.
Prefer to Call Professional Tree Removal Providers
If your landscape managers find a tree's condition beyond cure and recommend you to remove the tree, it is critical that you take a professional tree removal service. Choose the service providers wisely that have expertise in getting this job done. Because removing a tree need to be done attentively preventing any damage to people, property, and other landscape elements as well. Professional tree removers have professional grade equipment with them with necessary expertise with which they remove trees quickly without creating any risk to properties.
Go for Artificial Landscaping
Getting through such situations in a corporate environment seems to be highly burdensome. If you want to prevent all this and stay stress-free without the need for landscape maintenance and all, you can choose artificial landscaping solutions for your area. Nowadays, most of the commercial buildings are using these products for interior and exterior landscaping. You can keep the desired size and style of the artificial plants and choose from countless varieties without the worry of regular upkeep or maintenance.