If you have pine trees in your yard, bark beetles are one type of tree pest you need to know about. These small insects bore into the bark of trees, forming galleries under the inner bark to lay eggs. Once the eggs hatch, the larvae feed on your tree.
All that digging and feeding in the trunk can disrupt your tree's ability to move water and vital nutrients between the crown and roots. Some beetles even bring fungi along with them, weakening the tree's vascular system even further.
The bark beetles in our area go for stressed and weakened coniferous trees, specifically pine and sometimes spruce trees. You'll know this tree pest has invaded your yard when:
If you wait until you see these signs, it may be too late to save your tree. The best course of action is to stop bark beetles from infesting your tree in the first place.
Look after your pines by scheduling preventative trunk-injection services. Request a consultation today.
Get your trees back in top health in three simple steps!
Fill out the form on this page to request your consultation. Our res/com coordinator will be in touch with you within 24 hours.
An arborist representative will evaluate your property. Once we have a handle on your problem and what it will take to fix it, we'll send you a free estimate.
We'll perform the services you need to improve your tree's health and enhance your yard's safety!