Register free!
Search
 
     

Click for Weather
Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 08-29-2000, 11:23 PM
Rockmaster Rockmaster is offline
LawnSite Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2000
Location: Holliston,m***
Posts: 2
I have a commercial lawn treatment company for my 3&3/4 acre farm. I noticed that they not been applying the correct amount of weedkiller as I had a lot of them. I called to complain to the manager(not the first time). He sent a truck out with instructions wipe them out. This was about three weeks ago. I noticed my beautiful 80' Black Cherry tree's leaves start to wither and turn brown,many have fallen off. The weather in the northeast has been great for the trees,cool plenty of rain. I had the tree inspected by a aborist last year and he remarked on what a beauty it was. I had it pruned and fertilized last fall. I have two other large female Black Cherrys out of range of the 'treatment',they are healthy. I'm sick about loosing this beautiful tree. Any advise or insight here would be greatly appriciated.....Thanks in advance!
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 09-01-2000, 01:46 PM
Lazer Lazer is offline
LawnSite Bronze Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2000
Posts: 1,446
Applications containing the herbicides Dicamba or Triclopyr can be harmful to trees and shrubs.

80' tree! Wow, that's huge. Not likely a lawn application could have that kind of detrimental effect on that size of a tree.

Call and get a copy of actual materials used.
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 09-04-2000, 04:41 PM
Eric E. Eric E. is offline
LawnSite Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2000
Posts: 31
Rock, It is impossible to make any diagnosis /recommendations without seeing the tree. I have a few questions that may help shed some light. What credentials did the "arborist" have that looked at the tree last fall? Why did he recomend fertilization and pruning. What type of pruning was done? Did he climb the tree with spikes? Has there been any disturbance in the area like construction, digging, heavy equipment, etc.. Where in the N.E. do you live? Is the tree in an area that water collects? Eric
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump





Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.6
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright ©1998 - 2012, LawnSite.comô - Moose River Media
All times are GMT -4. The time now is 10:20 PM.

Page generated in 0.07334 seconds with 9 queries