Using Science to Enrich Beautiful Landscapes
Maple trees have been the pride and joy during the fall season in Michigan and will continue to decorate our scenic views for years to come but selecting the right type of Maple for your situation is key to success. Crimson King, Norway and Red Maples are most prone to girdling root problems so its important to monitor their root systems around the trunk if grow in heavy clay soil. If salt and roadside pollution pose a potential problem then a Schwedler Maple would most likely suit you best. With any Maple its best to prepare the soil well beyond the drip line during the planting stage to ensure soil compaction is not an issue for optimum performance.
Posted on: August 4, 2015
What you’ll see…is wilting leaves and dieback of branches, often one at a time or on one side of the tree. This can occur over a number of years, with remiss...