A Plant Health Care (PHC) Program is customized to fit your trees and palms needs, and your goals. After an in-depth evaluation and diagnosis of your trees and palms, a custom program is created by our Certified Arborist. Your program will focus on treating existing conditions, as well as preventative care. Early detection of tree and palm pests, diseases and nutrient issues is key to ensuring long-term vitality. Certified Arborist are considered tree surgeons because we understand what your trees and palms need. Just like people trees and palms are living things and need a physician to care for them. As Certified Arborist we are the only tree doctor you should trust the care of your trees and palms to.
Tree disease diagnosis begins with a comprehensive inspection of your trees and palms by one of our ISA Certified Arborists. During the inspection, the Arborist will be able to determine the overall health of your trees and recommend appropriate treatments which can improve the health and vigor of your trees and palms.
Palm malnutrition is one of the more common issues with palms in Florida due to most are not native. Plant Health Care is a vital to healthy palms. Palm malnutrition can include Magnesium deficiency which can be identified by premature yellowing of the fronds, Potassium deficiency which can be identified by yellow spotting of leaflets and necrotic leaflet tips, and Boron deficiency. We use a direct inject method to ensure 100% of the product is taken in by the palm.
The Bismarck palm is not a native to Florida. It is a native palm of Madagascar. They grow to a height of between 30 to 60 feet. The Bismarck palms are susceptible to boron, potassium, magnesium, and manganese deficiency. Due to being non-native the Bismarck palm is highly likely to have one of the above nutrient deficiencies. Lack of nutrients stresses palms out and can lead to pests infesting the tree. The biggest pest threat is the Palm Weevil. The Palm Weevil can fatal to your Bismarck palm if not treated. Contact our tree doctor today to schedule an inspection of your palms to ensure they are healthy.
Canary Island Date palms are native to the Canary Islands of the coast of Africa. Canary palms are very slow growing but can reach heights of 50 feet. Canary Islands are very susceptible to the Palm Weevil and many of the same nutrient deficiencies as the Bismarck palms. Canary palms are also falling victim to a bacterial infection called Lethal Bronzing. If nothing is done the likelihood of palm fatality is high. A good palm fertilization program and monitoring can help to keep these landscape jewels happy and healthy. Give our certified tree doctors a call to protect your palms.
Pygmy Date palms are prominent in the Florida landscape from the Panhandle to Key West. Pygmy Date palms are native to southeastern Asia. They are very susceptible to nutrient issues in Florida and often are diagnosed with a nutrient deficiency called Frizzle top. They are also prone to attacks from the Palm Weevil. Just give our tree doctors a call and we will be glad to take care of your palms.