How to Manage Pests

Pests in Gardens and Landscapes

Wind injury

Strong, persistent wind can cause the scaffolds to break.

Solutions

Insect pests and disease can render a tree susceptible to wind damage, weakening scaffolds or rotting the structural wood. Proper pruning and training of young trees and controlling insects and disease will help prevent wind damage.

Winds can cause scaffolds to break
Winds can cause scaffolds to break

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