What Trees are up Against

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InsectS

Insects can become pests when populations reach levels that threaten the health and/or aesthetic value of plants in the landscape.

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Diseases

When plants are challenged with unsuitable environmental or physiological conditions they become susceptible to pathogens that can cause disease.

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Poor soil

Soil composition and structure are basic building blocks for the health of every tree. Urban soils often suffer from lack of nutrients, poor water holding capacity, and lack of oxygen.