What is oak wilt?
Oak wilt is an infectious disease caused by the fungus Bretziella fagacearum, which invades and disables the water-conducting system (xylem) in oaks.
How do you treat oak wilt?
Our certified arborist will develop an Oak Wilt treatment plan of care for your trees. Treatment may include injection of fungicide or trenching to prevent the spread of the pathogen.
How can you prevent oak wilt?
Steps to preventing oak wilt include eliminating diseased oaks, handling firewood properly, proper timing of pruning, and painting wounds on healthy oaks.
FOLLOW PROPER PRUNING GUIDELINES
Avoid pruning from February – July. Perform necessary trimming and maintenance during the late fall or early winter & always paint your wounds. Prevention is key in the battle against oak wilt.
Do you have concerns your trees may be affected by Oak Wilt? We offer Oak Wilt treatment & prevention services throughout Central Texas. Contact us to schedule a consultation with our ISA certified arborist and discuss your options today!
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Oak Wilt Pros provides industy recognized oak wilt treatment and prevention services. We look to follow Texas A&M Forest Service guidelines, while exceeding the set standards, in efforts to save as many trees as possible. Let us help you manage your oak wilt issues, starting with a free consultation to diagnose and outline a plan of care for your trees.
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Great service! We are hoping for many more years with our beautiful trees. Thanks Oak Wilt Pros!Allysa – Austin, TX
I appreciate that they took the time to explain what needed to be done and what to expect moving forward.Brian – San Marcos, TX
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