Yes...anytime an Oak tree receives an open wound during the growing season; whether it is from mechanical injury, storm damage or pruning it very likely that it will become infected...especially if it is in a high pressure area. If we are called immediately following the injury we can reduce the risk of infection greatly by doing trunk injections and sealing the wound.
If you have further questions please feel free to contact one of are arborist for a consultation.
No. Before removing infected trees you will want to have an arborist stabilize the site before any trees are removed. If infected trees are removed without stabilizing the site it will cause the Oak Wilt to spread like wildfire. If you have further questions please feel free to contact one of are arborist for a consultation.
Yes. Oak Wilt can spread onto your property and into your oak trees via root graft transmissions. There are many factors that need to be taken into account to protect your Oak trees. If you have further questions please feel better to contact one of our arborist.
Spreading via root grafts, it will vary depending on the size of the Oak Tree the larger the tree the larger the root system some large Oaks my have root systems that extend 300 feet. If you have further questions please contact one of our arborist to a consultation.