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Oak Wilt

Oak Wilt - a destructive tree disease that affects central Texas

Oak wilt, one of the most destructive tree diseases in the United States, is killing oak trees in central Texas at epidemic proportions. Oak wilt is an infectious disease caused by the fungus Bretziella fagacearum, which invades and disables the water-conducting system (xylem) in oaks. All oaks can be infected by the fungus that causes oak wilt; however, some oak species are affected more than others. The successful management of oak wilt depends on correct diagnosis and an understanding of how the pathogen and different oak species interact.
For better understanding and more information please go to https://texasoakwilt.org/
When oak wilt is found in your neighborhood or if you suspect your tree or trees are possibly infected choosing the company you want to work with can be overwhelming. The absolute first step in this process is to make sure you are dealing with a certified arborist that is Oak wilt qualified through ISA. The second step is building trust with that company. Finding out your tree or trees have oak wilt can be scary but working with an arborist that you trust can help guide you through the process and take the burden off. Casebolt tree care has your best interest at heart and will only suggest solutions and plan of actions that are proven to help prevent or treat oak wilt. Our knowledgeable staff will assess the location of the outbreak, percent of the infection in the tree or trees, and then present a plan of action. When you decide to trust our arborists with you trees we take ownership in those trees and want to save every tree we can but is the damage is to extreme and tree can not be saved we will let you know so no money is wasted.

High Pressure Root Flare Injections to treat oak wilt in central texas through casebolt tree care

When preventing or treating oak wilt Casebolt tree care uses the proven method of macro high pressure root flare injections. We have dedicated technicians that are constantly monitoring the treatment processes making sure the trees are up-taking the solution correctly and effectively.